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How Can Spending $25 Per Year on Sexual Health Reduce Deaths?

According to Reuters, spending $25 per woman on sexual health services could significantly reduce the risk of death to both mother and child. A United Nations report indicated that there are 225 million women who want to avoid pregnancy but do not have access to contraceptives, in addition to the tens of millions of others who do not receive basic care during pregnancy and delivery. After analyzing data from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the report concluded that providing services such as contraceptives, pregnancy and neonatal care, HIV care and antiviral drugs would cost an average of $25 per woman, roughly double the current spending.

Read the article published by Reuters.