Journal Article

Journal: Contraception Authors: Sara Chace Dwyer, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku, Faizah Okunade, Laura Reichenbach, Aparna Jain Abstract: Background Nigerian policymakers are debating task-shifting injectable contraceptive services to Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs). Methodology One hundred fifty-two PPMVs were trained to provide injectable contraceptives in Oyo and Nasarawa states. Data were collected before and 1, 3 and 9 […]

Journal Article

Journal: African Journal of Reproductive Health Authors: Helen Ketema and Annabel Erulkar Abstract: Large numbers of girls in the developing world are married before age 18, an estimated 100 million girls in the next decade. It is assumed that newly married girls are under pressure to have children early in marriage. However, there is increasing evidence that […]


These research briefs explore the contraceptive use dynamics among 2,699 married women aged 15-49 in India who began using one of four modern, reversible contraceptive methods: interval intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD), postpartum IUD (PPIUD), injectable contraceptive, or oral contraceptive pill. The women, living in Odisha and Haryana states, were interviewed within one month of starting […]


These curriculums were developed and used to help ensure the availability and further improve the quality of family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) services delivered to Egyptian youth. The private sector physician training curriculum is designed for as a 5-day training course which provides up-to-date information on various FP/RH topics that are especially important for young people […]


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 […]