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Date: 11/01/2015
Source: FP2020
Type: Newsletters
FP2020 will launch its third annual progress report, Commitment to Action 2014-2015, on November 9, 2015 at the International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia. The report details accomplishments over the three years since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning and includes new estimates on the additional number of women and girls using modern contraception and addresses trends in...
Date: 11/01/2015
Source: PATH
Type: Newsletters
Access to the contraceptive option Sayana® Press continues to expand worldwide. Between July 2014 and June 2015, approximately 6,500 health providers in Burkina Faso, Niger, Senegal, and Uganda were trained to administer Sayana Press and offer the product along with other methods in the context of informed choice. PATH and partners are monitoring the first four Sayana Press introductions in sub-...
Date: 10/31/2015
Source: Family Planning High Impact Practices
Type: High-Impact Practices
Demonstrable commitment to family planning strengthens the enabling environment in which programs and policies are implemented. This brief examines the process of commitment making, highlighting three forms of commitment — expressed, institutional, and financial — at the global, regional, country, and subnational levels. The commitment process begins by defining the underlying issues or problems...
Date: 10/31/2015
Source: Family Planning High Impact Practices
Type: High-Impact Practices
When appropriately designed and implemented, community health worker (CHW) programs can increase use of contraception, particularly where unmet need is high, access is low, and geographic or social barriers to use of services exist. CHWs are particularly important to reducing inequities in access to services by bringing information, services, and supplies to women and men in the communities where...
Date: 10/28/2015
Source: Global Health: Science and Practice
Type: Publications
This paper argues that the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUS) has major advantages and could be a ‘‘game-changer’’ in improving contraceptive choice and use. According to the authors, however, it faces important challenges,  including: (1) high commodity cost; (2) often-strong provider resistance to IUDs and difficult programmatic requirements; (3) need for demand creation, including...
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