Jokin de Irala

Jokin de Irala MD, MPH, PhD, is the former Vice Dean of the School of Medicine of the University of Navarre. He has a Master of Public Health (University of Dundee) and doctorates in Medicine (University of Navarre) and Biostatistics and Epidemiology (University of Massachusetts). He is the Senior researcher of the project Education of Affectivity and Human Sexuality from the Institute of Culture and Society of the University of Navarre.

Humanae Vitae, 50 years after: reviled, ridiculed ... and right
6 Mar 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: contraception, Humanae Vitae, Paul VI, Pill
A natural family planning educator reviews Paul VI’s controversial statement on artificial contraception

To protect women and minors, prohibit prostitution
28 Aug 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender equality, prostitution, sex education
But use the law to drive down demand, say experts in public health and culture.

Who’s the real expert?
21 Mar 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, AIDS, Pope Benedict XVI
Did any journalists ask an epidemiologist whether the Pope might be right about the ineffectiveness of condoms in fighting the African AIDS epidemic? We did. 

Abstinence education: are we asking the right questions?
22 Aug 2007 | FEATURES |  
Research findings seem to show that abstinence only education "doesn't work". Surely that means we have to make it better, not just give up.

Blinded by ideology
22 Nov 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, reproductive health, The Lancet
One of the world's most prestigious medical journals is pushing a failed strategy to promote "reproductive health".

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