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DKT Ethiopia Responds to Covid-19

When Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic on March 11, 2020, many feared family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) programs globally would be decimated, with funds and attention diverted towards the virus and decades of progress in women’s health undermined. Roughly 18 months later, some

A dream come true and the life of a CSW

It was an unfortunate series of events that led Selam Abebe (not her real name) down a path to commercial sex work. At the age of six, her mother died and her father left her with relatives after he married and started a new family

L4HEWs – The Key to LARC Growth?

Could experienced Health Extension Workers (L4HEWs) be the key to catalysing uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in Ethiopia? An 8-month pilot conducted at 52 health posts in four regions in 2016-17 suggests that L4HEWs have the ability to effectively provide LARC insertion and removal