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Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities, the University of Pittsburgh is developing the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) which will be a self-sustained network of international and regional partners dedicated to the professionalization of wheelchair (WC) services around the world.

The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.

June 12, 2015

This three-day summit brought together global health leaders and development partners, including country representatives, to discuss a common agenda to improve and sustain country measurement and accountability systems for health results through 2030.

April 14, 2015

Read more about two upcoming events in April and May from APC on Sayana® Press and emergency contraception.

March 24, 2015

APC will be hosting two family planning table sessions at the Global Health Practitioner Conference in Alexandria, Virginia from April 13-17, 2015.

February 25, 2015

Join USAID on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm for a lively discussion and demo of three online tools that aggregate data on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Asia, Middle East, and Africa.

May 19, 2015

The Evidence to Action (E2A) Project invites you to a special event—“Fact or Fiction: uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among Ethiopian youth,” Friday, May 29, 1-2 pm EST.

April 22, 2015

Join WHO/IBP, UNFPA, USAID and the IBP HIPs Task Team for a Series of Webinars around Maximizing FP Investments through Evidence Based Programming.

April 21, 2015

Please join the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project for a Contraceptive Technology Update with Jeff Spieler on Wednesday, April 29 at the E2A office or remotely.

Journal Article

In September 2013, a technical consultation held in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, concluded that, in the developing world, drug shops have the potential to play a much greater role in helping women and couples achieve their family planning intentions. The group of 15 researchers and program experts found that sale of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is common in drug shops in some countries and that training, policy, research and advocacy interventions should be prioritized by funders and the family planning community.