Journal Article

Journal: Studies in Family Planning Authors: Ben Bellows, Carol Bulaya, Sophie Inambwae, Craig L. Lissner, Moazzam Ali, Ashish Bajracharya Abstract: Family planning (FP) vouchers have targeted subsidies to disadvantaged populations for quality reproductive health services since the 1960s. To summarize the effect of FP voucher programs in low- and middle-income countries, a systematic review was conducted, screening studies […]


Human rights need to be upheld at the policy, service delivery, community and individual levels [1], however, given that clients interact with family planning programs most directly at the point of care, the service delivery level offers a useful starting point. The human rights of clients and providers manifest in many ways at the service […]



A new report and two briefs from the Evidence Project/Population Council outline recommendations for improving awareness and use of national health insurance for family planning and reproductive health services by the urban poor in Uttar Pradesh, India. In 2008, the Government of India launched the National Health Insurance Scheme, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), to […]


Published 2016 The Balanced Counseling Strategy Plus (BCS+) toolkit, developed and tested in Kenya and South Africa, provides the information and materials that healthcare providers need to offer complete, high-quality family planning counseling to clients living in areas with high rates of HIV and STIs. The BCS+ was adapted from theBalanced Counseling Strategy (León 1999; […]