How Can We Engage the Private Sector to Reach Family Planning Goals in Nigeria?

At this time when the world is working together to achieve the FP 2020 goal of increasing the number of women of childbearing age on family planning methods by 2020 - there is need for a radical change in Nigeria. In addition to supporting Family Planning 2020, Nigeria has set its own target of securing a 36% contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) by 2018.

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Categories: Family Planning

Sometimes, the Story is in the Subgroups

Program evaluators are often asked to determine whether a given program or program had its intended effects. Getting answers to the question "did it work?" remains the primary goal of many evaluations. But recently, many policy makers and program leaders also want to know "for whom and under what circumstances did the program work?"

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The Special Education Graduation Gap

More than four out of five students in 2014 graduated high school on-time, the highest U.S. rate on record. Now we need to focus on improving graduation rates for students with disabilities.

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Categories: Education

Taxing Unhealthy Foods and Beverages: A Burden or Blessing for the Poor?

In a blog post for the Global Health Council, I debate the benefits and drawbacks to taxing food and beverages that are high in calories but have little nutritional value.

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