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January 2014: Article
Three projects integrating family planning into development activities outside of the health sector provide evidence of efficiency and effectiveness. These examples highlight how an integrated, multisector approach can improve family planning access in tandem with other development goals.
PRB's ENGAGE Presentation, "Population, Health, and Environment Working Together," demonstrates the integrated PHE approach to solving challenges in vulnerable and remote communities.
This PRB ENGAGE Snapshot highlights the challenges faced by many families and communities around the world and how the population, health, and environment approach can address these challenges.
December 2013: Article
The 2nd International Population, Health, and Environment Conference, organized by PRB and the PHE Ethiopia Consortium, convened in November in Ethiopia around the theme "Healthy Families, Healthy Environments."
Jason Bremner, program director of Population, Health, and Environment at PRB, talks about how family planning is one of the most cost-effective ways of addressing climate change.
June 2013: Article
Increasing access to family planning during rough economic times gives couples the option to postpone pregnancies. In his research on Tanzania, the author found that rural households increased contraceptive use when provided at an affordable rate, if they lost a significant portion of their crop.
The PRB ENGAGE presentation, "HoPE-LVB," aims to improve individuals' understanding of HoPE-LVB (Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin) and the population, health, and environment (PHE) approach.
In this PRB Spotlight interview, Jason Bremner talks to Lori Hunter, editor of the journal Population and Environment, about the theory behind research become stronger and the methods more creative.
April 2013: Article
Roughly 40 million metric tons of electronic waste (e-waste) is produced globally each year, and about 13 percent of that weight is recycled mostly in developing countries. About 9.1 million tons of this waste are produced by the European Union.
April 2013: Article
Urban agriculture is helping poor people cope with food scarcity and hunger. Growing crops or raising livestock in backyards or on undeveloped plots of land improves food sources and offers many urban poor a viable income.
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