Tag: family planning
There is a clear link between family planning, women empowerment, and human capital development.
When families are smaller, there are fewer dependents to care for and women are better able to contribute to the workforce.
State-media has hinted in recent weeks that China, the world's most populous nation, may be preparing to end its decades-long policy of determining the number of children that couples can have.
Speculation that China may further ease its two-child policy was sparked when China Post unveiled the design of a stamp that features a family of two pigs and three cheerful piglets.
After China lifts one-child policy, huge market opens for Malaysia's fertility industry to tap into. Problem is, many ordinary Chinese still think Malaysia is not technologically advanced.
Melinda Gates is in Burkina Faso to encourage the use of contraceptives, as the country is struggling with an excessive fertility rate.
The challenge for biomedical engineer who invented product is to sell it since male contraception is an area Big Pharma has shown little interest in.
There are those who don't use common sense in family planning.
A gynaecologist says population growth should not be based merely on demographics.
Melinda berkata ia sesuatu yang mendatangkan kebaikan kepada rakyat Afrika yang dibelenggu kemiskinan di samping masalah kesihatan.
Religious and medical experts should be included on ministerial-level bio-ethics board.
Erdogan said it was the responsibility of mothers to ensure the continued growth of Turkey's population, which has expanded at a rate of around 1.3 percent in the last few years.
Deputy Minister says having more kids will also ensure a better quality of life as Malaysians lived longer now and needed family members to help care for them when they grew old.