Despite increases in recent years in the number of women wanting to avoid pregnancy, the use of modern contraceptives in sub-Saharan Africa remains low. Atlas of Science featured a recent study by Dr. Mellissa Withers and co-authors—"Men’s Perspectives on Their Role in Family Planning in Nyanza Province, Kenya" on Dec. 30. Read the article »
Dr. Mellissa Withers presented a talk about traditional beliefs and practices regarding pregnancy and childbirth in Asia on Nov. 4 at Sudan University's global health institute in the School of Public Health in Shanghai, China. Learn more »
By Inês Dourado, Sarah MacCarthy, Carlos Lima, Maria Amélia Veras, Ligia Kerr, Ana Maria de Brito and Sofia Gruskin, published in AIDS Care.