Family Planning

Decline in Human Fertility: 1950-2007

This document describes the experience of 50 years of family planning program implementation worldwide and its impact on achieving fertility reduction. It illustrates areas of the world where family planning programs succeeded and where...

Changes in maternal and neonatal health in Kunduz province, Afghanistan: Results from household surveys 2010 – 2012

The USAID Health Care Improvement Project implemented a community-based intervention to improve maternal services in Kunduz, Afghanistan to improve pregnancy and newborn care counseling, increase assessment and management of perinatal...

Cost-effectiveness of the improvement collaborative approach in the context of hospital-level maternity services in Kabul | Afghanistan

While there have reportedly been substantial improvements in the last three to five years, maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality remain high throughout Afghanistan. Beginning in 2010, the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI)...

Elements of Family Planning Success Toolkit

K4Health's predecessor (The INFO Project) initiated the Elements of Family Planning Success activity to provide recommendations made by program managers and policy makers to program managers and policy makers. Health care professionals...

Key Reminders About Hormonal Family Planning Methods

This wall chart provides those important but hard-to-remember details for providing hormonal methods. The Key Reminders sheet covers five methods—combined oral contraceptives, monthly (combined) injectables, long-acting (progestin-only)...

Do you know your family planning choices?

Do You Know Your Family Planning Choices? replaces the old wall chart by the same name and will continue to serve as a tool to comply with a requirement of the Tiahrt Amendment. The new wall chart contains method specific information from...

Medical eligibility criteria wheel for contraceptive use

This wheel contains the medical eligibility criteria for starting use of contraceptive methods. It is based on the Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 3rd edition and its 2008 Update. This update of the MEC Wheel contains...

Results of Collaborative Improvement: Effects on Health Outcomes and Compliance with Evidence-based Standards in 27 Applications in 12 Countries

This paper summarizes 10 years of evidence of the effectiveness of collaborative improvement in improving health outcomes and compliance with health care standards. The collaborative improvement approach was designed by the Institute for...

Training Works! What You Need to Know about Managing, Designing, Delivering, and Evaluating Group-Based Training

This training handbook summarizes the tasks that should be completed at each stage of family planning/reproductive health training to ensure an effective training course. The handbook is divided in four main sections: Managing Training,...

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