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What to Expect When You’re Projecting?

That One Thing - The one FP/RH update you need to focus on this week

Dear Family Planning Champion,

Since 1950 (just 70 years ago) the world’s population has nearly tripled from 2.5 billion to more than 7.8 billion. Will this rapid increase will continue or slow? Studies on population projections have tried to answer that question. No matter what the projections, they have implications for policies, programs, and spending on resources. It’s important to critically analyze projections and their underlying assumptions– the subject of a webinar for our pick this week.

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What to Expect When You're Projecting? Interrogating Population Projections and Their Fertility Assumptions

Join HealthPolicy+ on October 13 from 9:00- 10:00 AM EDT, for a discussion exploring population projections and their competing perspectives on the future of childbearing in low- and middle-income countries.

Speakers will provide a critical review of diverging fertility assumptions underlying prominent population projections and consider the implications for health policy, programming, and funding.

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