Friday, October 24, 2008
A Call to End Interference with Distribution of Contraceptive Supplies in Africa
Center for Health and Gender Equity: Global Health and Policy Experts Unite in Message to USAID: Rescind Decision to Deny Contracetive Supplies in Africa:
More than 140 leaders from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America - including Members of the European Parliament, development experts and leaders of HIV/AIDS, human rights, faith-based and reproductive health rights organizations - have submitted a joint statement calling on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to reverse its recent decision to interfere with Marie Stopes International's (MSI) access to contraceptive supplies in Africa.
Read the letter to Kent Hill, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health at USAID. Read the Press Release.