Domestic Public Financing: Building a sustainable future for family planning programs

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Domestic Public Financing: Building a sustainable future for family planning programs
Publication Date: 04/30/2018

What is the high impact practice in family planning for creating an enabling environment? Increase allocation and efficient use of domestic public financing for voluntary family planning at national and sub-national levels.

Family planning has been shown to be a “best buy” for governments but in order for voluntary family planning programs to be successful and sustainable, there needs to be strong national capacity to implement and manage programs. The purpose of this brief is to aid ministries of health and family planning programmers, including implementers and advocates, in these countries to increase the value of public expenditure by improving 1) budget allocation, 2) budget execution, and 3) efficiency.