quinta-feira, 11 de outubro de 2012

USAID Unleashes Norplant-Like Implant for Poor Women - By Lisa Correnti

WASHINGON, DC, October 12 (C-FAM) The US Agency for International Development announced on World Contraception Day a partnership with international donors to distribute Jadelle, a second-generation of Norplant, to poor women in developing countries. The contraceptive is not distributed for use in more affluent countries.

Jadelle was developed by the Population Council, a group known for its eugenics roots. "Eugenic goals are most likely to be achieved under another name than eugenics," wrote Frederick Osborn, the first president of Population Council, founded by John D. Rockefeller III in the 1950's. Read More