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Meet Charles Dugnolle, our 24-year old volunteer at Solomon Island Planned Parenthood Association (SIPPA). What he found as his “second library” to study and do research at first, SIPPA has eventually become a place where he volunteers and spends his ...
Condoms have come a long way since the days of being fashioned from animal intestines (surprise: these are still a thing). They now come in all shapes and sizes – from textured to pre-lubricated to novelty glow-in-the-dark condoms – so ...
We can all agree that a lot has happened in 2020 – but let’s not forget that this year also marks the 60th anniversary of the game-changing contraceptive pill. For 60 years, “the Pill” has been approved for use in ...
Oral contraceptives (the pill) are hormonally active pills which are usually taken by women on a daily basis. They contain either two hormones combined (progestogen and estrogen) or a single hormone (progestogen). Combined oral contraceptives suppress ovulation. Progestogen-only contraceptives also ...
Leias Obed is a registered nurse working with the Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA). She’s part of the Emergency Medical Team operating out of Pangi in south Pentecost, as part of the Cyclone Harold response, which hit in April 2020 ...
I joined a compressive sexuality education (CSE) session organized by The Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand (PPAT) a couple of years ago. From the session, I learnt about STIs, HIV, and CSE for the first time in my life. Peer ...