Friday, January 22, 2010

Pro-Life Medical Group Responds to Planned Parenthood Exploiting Haiti for Money

Port-au-Prince, Haiti ( -- Immediately after the earthquake that devastated Haiti last week, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) used the crisis to solicit funds for its family planning clinics in the country.

At the same time, a pro-life medical team arrived in Port au Prince to provide emergency medical services and skilled birth attendants.

The responses highlight a rising dispute over the current United Nations (UN) program for reducing maternal mortality which puts fertility control first, a program in which Haiti has been a main target but has nonetheless maintained one of the world’s highest rates of maternal death. Full article.

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