Technical Area:
Enhancing Demand for Family Planning Information and Services, Particularly for Youth: Reducing Structural Barriers to Foster Positive Norms Around Contraceptive Behaviors

Expanding access to and use of voluntary family planning (FP) services is a well-established global health goal– it is a specific target under the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of good health and well-being, an integral component of Every Woman Every Child (EWEC), and the overall objective of the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) partnership, among other […]

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Results from an implementation research study in Nigeria found that with training, Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs), regardless of their previous health care experience, could competently administer injectable contraceptives and that clients reported receiving quality services from trained PPMVs. From 2015 to 2018, the Evidence Project conducted a study to better understand the role […]

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Study findings reveal that many Kenyan women living with HIV are comfortable receiving family planning services from community health volunteers and with proper training and support, community health volunteers have the potential to provide integrated FP/HIV services. Community-based integrated FP/HIV services could help connect women living with HIV who want to prevent or postpone a […]

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