Builds on Current Momentum Towards Broadening Access to This Contraceptive Option for Women Across the Globe   September 24, 2015 12:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time   NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. announced today that the company’s injectable contraceptive, Sayana® Press (medroxyprogesterone acetate), is now available to women in the United Kingdom (UK) for administration by self-injection. […]

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Children are half as likely to die before their fifth birthday now than they were in 1990, researchers said on Wednesday, but a United Nations target has not been met.   Of all under-five deaths, almost half occur during a baby’s first four weeks, said a new report by the […]

India is set to overtake China and become the world’s most populous country in less than a decade – six years sooner than previously forecast, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Fast-growing Nigeria is on course to outstrip the United States by about 2050 to become the country with the third largest population, the United […]

Some $3.4 billion in pledges were made at the United Nations on Friday to help Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stamp out Ebola and begin rebuilding health systems and economies devastated by the worst outbreak on record of the deadly hemorrhagic fever. The United Nations had said that $3.2 billion was needed to support the […]