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    1986 annual report.

    Population Council

    New York, New York, Population Council, [1987]. [2], 88, [1] p.

    This annual report of the Population Council for 1986 is divided into 3 sections covering 3 divisions: the Center for Biomedical Research, the Center for Policy Studies and International Programs, and Program Support and Services, which includes the Office of Communications. The introductory part of the report includes a listing of the board of trustees, and a summary message from the president, George Zeidenstein, at his 10th anniversary. The Center for Biomedical Research conducts practical research for actual development of contraceptives and supports basic research on topics in reproductive physiology. Examples of current projects are subdermal implants, contraceptive rings, progestin-releasing IUDs, and antifertility vaccines. The Center for Policy Studies has a Director and 11 associate staff doing research on population issues and related communication activities; supports research in Third World institutions through the International Research Awards Program on the Determinants of Fertility in Developing countries; participates in the Demographic and Health Surveys project; and publishes the Population and Development Review. The International Programs section worked principally on introducing Norplant implants worldwide, enhancing women's participation in development programs, and incorporating demographic factors into the development process. The program has regional offices in Bangkok, Cairo, and Mexico City, and its sub-Saharan African program, managed from the New York office. The Office of Communications provides population information to professionals worldwide, and publishes the Population and Development Review and Studies in Family Planning, as well as fact books, handbooks, and the Annual Report. Each subsection concludes with a listing of publications by staff and fellows. The report ends with financial statements and complete lists of fellowships, awards, contracts, publications, and staff.
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