The health of Bangladesh’s 29.5 million adolescents, who make up nearly one-fifth of the country’s total population, is critical to the country’s future, but issues surrounding adolescent sexual and reproduc­tive health remain taboo. ASRH initiatives have been implement­ed by both the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), but with limited coordination, documentation or […]


Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation, with a population of approximately 140 million people. Modern contraceptive services are underutilized in Nigeria which has a modern contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) of 11 percent. The country’s low CPR highlights the need for innovative programs to increase women’s access to contraceptive services.


This webinar looked at the unique contributions and practical application of implementation science in family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health. Drawing from their experiences, presenters also addressed the critical and complicated question of how to create and sustain effective, diverse partnerships to better generate and use evidence to inform policy and practice. […]

Journal Article

What is known about reaching men as contraceptive users? This paper draws from a review of 47 interventions that reached men and proposes 10 key considerations for strengthening programming for men as contraceptive users.


The pilot intervention described in this brief took place at an apparel manufacturing company, Caribbean Island Apparel SA, located in Port-au-Prince. This pilot project applied a health systems strengthening (HSS) model to demonstrate the value of a new management approach to workplace health services and practices. The results indicate that better management of worker health […]