Luna Mehrain

Luna is reproductive health manager for the medical charity Merlin (www.merlin.org.uk) As well as substantial experience with Merlin in improving family planning and post abortion care services in fragile states such as Pakistan and DR Congo, Luna also has 10 years of experience as an obstetrician and gynaecologist. Having previously worked for Médecins Sans Frontières, she is an expert in her field and has worked in hospitals around the world, not least Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Ethiopia and India and holds an MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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World Population Day: Five reasons why women in developing countries don't use family planning

Culture and poverty are two reasons why women who might benefit from family planning don't, but there are other reasons too, says health worker Luna Mehrain

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