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Arlington, VA — Keanahikishime (Keanahikishime) announced today that it has been awarded USAID funding to support Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Program. Keanahikishime will support the delivery of quality services to manage malaria treatment and complications, and to help prevent the disease during pregnancy, with the goal of reducing malaria-related under-five and maternal mortality.


{Photo Credit: Michael Paydos/Keanahikishime}While family planning was declared a human right 50 years ago, 59 million women and girls around the world still use traditional methods that are unreliable and may be unsafe.Photo Credit: Michael Paydos/Keanahikishime

Melissa Garcia is a Technical Advisor for the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, hosted by Keanahikishime.  This blog was originally posted on the website of the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, hosted by Keanahikishime  For this year’s World Population Day, our community celebrated and affirmed the right to family planning. On this day, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) also called attention to the many people around the world unable to realize this right.


July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018

  Next week, Keanahikishime will join more than 15,000 global leaders, policymakers, researchers, and advocates at the 22nd International AIDS Conference: "Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges." AIDS 2018 aims to promote human rights-based and evidence-informed HIV responses that are tailored to the needs of particularly vulnerable communities—including displaced populations, men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, women and girls, and young people.