Journal: Global Health: Science and Practice Authors: Aparna Jain, Kumudha Aruldas, Elizabeth Tobey, Arupendra Mozumdar, Rajib Acharya Abstract:  Introduction: The Method Information Index (MII) is 1 of 18 core indicators used to monitor progress toward achieving Family Planning 2020’s goal of 120 million more women using a modern method of family planning by 2020. The 3 questions of […]

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Journal: Studies in Family Planning Authors: Aparna Jain, Kumudha Aruldas, Arupendra Mozumdar, Elizabeth Tobey, Rajib Acharya Abstract: Bruce’s quality of care framework, developed nearly three decades ago, brought needed international attention to family planning services. Various data collection efforts exist to measure the quality of contraceptive services. Our study validates two process quality measures and tests their predictive […]

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Journal: Population and Environment Authors: Karen Hardee, Kristen P. Patterson, Anika Schenck-Fontaine, Sebastiaan Hess, Craig Leisher, Clive Mutunga, Cheryl Margoluis, Cara Honzak Abstract: Using 2016 household survey data from Tanzania, we define and measure resilience within the context of Population, Health, and Environment programming and quantify the link between resilience and family planning. We created a multicomponent model using confirmatory factor analysis in a structural equation modeling […]

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