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Date: 11/01/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Case Studies
Having ready access to contraception entails an intricate series of steps, from the manufacturer and supplier to the buyer and medicines warehouse and shipper—eventually reaching an individual health provider and user. Any small breakdown in this system creates a bottleneck in supply and potentially serious consequences for couples who cannot access contraception. Given the multitude of possible...
Date: 11/01/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Case Studies
On November 7, 2014, the Burkina Faso Ministry of Health authorized a family planning tasksharing pilot project in the Centre and Boucle du Mouhoun Regions of the country. Family planning stakeholders had pursued task-sharing policy changes for five years before Advance Family Planning (AFP) local partner Équilibres et Populations led focused advocacy to see it through alongside the national...
Date: 11/01/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Publications
A recent change in Indonesia’s laws enables leaders in the smallest government unit— villages—to assume greater responsibility and control over local affairs. In January 2014, the Indonesian government issued a new law stating that village leaders have the authority to manage their own village budget, usually about US $28,000 per village per year. Family planning advocates in Indonesia are using...
Date: 11/01/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Publications
Beginning in October 2014, several higher learning institutions (HLIs) in Tanzania banded together to improve their students’ access to sexual and reproductive health information and services. The effort started modestly—with 13 HLIs in the largely rural regions of Mwanza and Shinyanga. One year later, the initiative is poised to benefit over 18,000 students in the two regions and has contributed...
Date: 11/01/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Publications
In Uganda, the private sector provides the majority (60%) of contraceptive services. The ability of the private sector to meet users’ needs depends upon the strength of the public supply chain system. Until recently, private sector facilities experienced frequent stock-outs. Supply chain operations favored public sector needs, and private sector access to supplies was limited. Beginning in 2011,...
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