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Cell Phones Boost Access to Contraceptives in Ethiopia

Ethiopian women produce an average of five children in their lifetimes because less than 30 percent of women in Ethiopia - the second-largest population in Africa - have access to birth control devices.   A project offering increased health services in portions of the largely rural countryside of this country proposes to lower the birth rate by increasing access to birth control with an electronic voucher scheme targeting young Ethiopian women between the ages of 15 and 29 years of...

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