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Date: 12/15/2014
Source: Government of Bangladesh
Type: Updates
The Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) has taken several steps to reduce the discontinuation rates of temporary methods: Previously all doses of injectable contraceptives (DMPA) were given by the health facility based Family Welfare Visitors (FWV) only. Community level FP providers i.e. Family Welfare Assistants (FWA) were not allowed to give injectables. The policy has been changed...
Date: 10/31/2014
Source: IPPF
Type: Updates
IPPF Member Association the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) played a very active role in making contraception free in the public sector. The Association participated in the Contraceptive Security Committee, which plays a leading role in finding solutions to challenges to contraceptive availability. In 2013, the government added contraception to the list of free services provided to...
Date: 10/30/2014
Source: IPPF
Type: Updates
Advocacy by Reproductive Health Uganda, an IPPF Member Association, helped to achieve the pledged budget allocation of USD$5 million from the government for contraceptive supplies. This work was in partnership with Advanced Family Planning.   RHU also helped achieve a task shifting policy that enables clinical staff to undertake sterilization (previously not allowed) and the establishment of the...
Date: 10/15/2014
Source: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de statistiques et d’Economie Appliquée (ENSEA)
Type: Updates
Family planning availability in healthcare institutions in 2013 was 75 percent.
Date: 10/13/2014
Source: Female Health Company
Type: Updates
FHC remains committed to the FP2020 strategic family planning goals.  As noted in the table below, the first part of the commitment of FHC was to provide 5% free goods on the aggregate purchases achieved in the global public sector. The targeted value in the commitment assumed a 60 million unit volume of annual sales to the global public sector.  Public sector purchases of FC2 female condoms have...
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