Population Council, USA
International nonprofit NGO seeks to improve the wellbeing and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. A research and technical assistance organization, the Council: conducts fundamental biomedical research in reproduction; develops contraceptives and other products for improvement of reproductive health; improves the quality and outreach of family planning and reproductive health services; conducts research on reproductive health and behavior, family structure and function, and causes and consequences of population growth; strengthens professional resources in developing countries through collaborative research, awards, fellowships, and training; and publishes innovative research in peer-reviewed journals, books, and working papers.
- WWW site: with information on Council and its programmes, list of publications, press releases, description (and downloadable copies) of Council produced software, jobs/fellowships listings, full text of Working Papers and newsletters
- full text of Population and Development Review and Studies in Family Planning, including back issues, to subscribers (as of March 2001)
- family planning operations research database: provides family planning professionals with comprehensive information on operations research projects, and facilitates dissemination efforts by providing a variety of reports
- HIV/AIDs prevention and care project includes numerous reports on research ranging from risk and prevention behaviors, stigma, policy issues, and sociodemographic factors; provides data bank of questionnaires useful in measuring a range of issues related to AIDS research.
Latest documents from Population Council, USA
HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities, discrimination, and service accessibility among Africa’s youth: insights from a multi-country studyPopulation Council, USA, 2015Document
Building the assets to thrive: addressing the HIV-related vulnerabilities of adolescent girls in EthiopiaA. Erulkar / Population Council, USA, 2014DocumentPopulation Council, USA, 2013DocumentPopulation Council, USA, 2013Document
Girl-Centered Program Design: A Toolkit to Develop, Strengthen, and Expand Adolescent Girls ProgramsK. Austrian / Population Council, USA, 2010