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Healthy Families, Healthy Futures

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Access to safe, voluntary family planning can empower women and helps support optimal health decision-making for themselves and their families.

The Pfizer Foundation* is proud to support the Healthy Families, Healthy Futures grants, an innovative integrated healthcare delivery program that enables women to receive family planning at the same time their children are vaccinated, reducing clinic visits and creating opportunities to access care where there may be limited resources and women have little time to spend on healthcare.

Meet Susan, Empowered by Access to Family Planning

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At Pfizer, we believe that women should be empowered to make health decisions that are right for them and their families. We are honored to share the powerful story of one individual receiving family planning services through the Pfizer Foundation’s* partnership with World Vision: Susan, a wife and mother of five children in rural West Pokot, Kenya.

Helping to Deliver Catalytic Care to Women in Benin

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The Pfizer Foundation* is proud to partner with organizations like CARE in underserved areas around the world to create sustainable solutions that help improve women’s health and a

Partnering to Empower Women Through Family Planning

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On International Day of Rural Women, we recognize the challenges women in remote and underserved communities around the world face in accessing health services for themselves and their families. It’s especially important to recognize those barriers while also continuing to propel ourselves and our partners forward in delivering unique solutions to help overcome them.

MTV Staying Alive Foundation’s Award-Winning International Drama Series “MTV Shuga” to Expand to Nigeria, India and Egypt with Localized Formats by 2020

“MTV Shuga” returns to Nigeria for its 6th and 7th seasons with focus on family planning and contraception
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LONDON, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today at the Family Planning 2020 summit in London, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced it plans to expand MTV Shuga, the award-winning drama series from MTV International and MTV Staying Alive Foundation, with two new localized versions in India and Egypt by 2020.  The new campaign in India will mark the first time the series has been created for a region outside of Sub-Saharan Africa.  Additionally, the show will return to Nigeria for two additional seasons

Closing Critical Gaps in Family Planning: What I Learned from Three Youth Champions

by Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
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Family planning is widely cited as one of the “best buys” in global development, a relatively low-cost, high-impact intervention offering transformational benefits to individuals, their families and communities. In low- and middle-income countries, where pregnancy is the leading cause of death among girls aged 15 to 19, increasing access to and uptake of modern contraceptive methods among adolescents can save lives.

Pfizer Foundation Partners with Save The Children to Support Gender Equality in Malawi

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Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, has been a member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees since 2012. She shares Save the Children’s dedication to creating immediate and lasting change in the lives of children and families around the world. 

Since 2014, the Pfizer Foundation has actively supported Save the Children’s much-needed efforts to improve access to childhood immunization and family planning services for women in the African nation of Malawi, where millions of people make the equivalent of just $1 per day.  

Pfizer Launches “Individual Voices” Site, Showcasing the Many Individuals Driving and Impacted by Pfizer’s CR Programs

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Pfizer is proud to announce its new Individual Voices site, which showcases the stories of Pfizer partners, patients, caregivers, colleagues and others who inspire us with their efforts to change lives and make the world a healthier place. Pfizer believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible and will use this platform to share stories of individuals who are driving toward this larger goal.

LGBT Americans Optimistic About Planning for Future, Says Wells Fargo Survey

One year after marriage equality ruling, LGBT Americans share thoughts on raising children and financial planning
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – One year after the federal ruling in favor of marriage equality, same-sex couples report experiencing a positive shift in their overall quality of life. According to a new survey from Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Americans, 75% feel marriage makes them more confident in planning for their future. More than half surveyed (67%) say marriage made their relationship better, and 62% believe it will improve their financial future.  

The Real Gamechanger for Women’s Empowerment Initiatives – Family Planning

by Carolyn Rodehau
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The makeup of the workforce has changed worldwide. Increasingly, women have become a driving force in our global economy particularly in developing economies.

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