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Getting results used: evidence from reproductive health programmatic research in Guatemala.
This article reviews 44 operations research projects aiming to improve reproductive health services in Guatemala, conducted by the Population Council from 1988 to 2001. It documents the experience ofExpand
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Availability and acceptability of IUDs in Guatemala
The purpose of this study was to identify the reasons for the low use of the IUD in Guatemala and to explore the reasons why other reversible methods are selected more frequently than IUDs. The studyExpand
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Estimating costs of postabortion services at Dr. Aurelio Valdivieso General Hospital Oaxaca Mexico.
This study was conducted to assess the cost and quality implications of the refined postabortion service delivery model implemented at Dr. Aurelio Valdivieso General Hospital in Oaxaca Mexico. A fullExpand
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Reproductive health care in the postnatal period in Guatemala.
The problem that this operations research addressed was how to increase the proportion of women in Guatemala who receive postnatal care. The study aimed to develop and test a job aid to provideExpand
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Screening family planning needs: an operations research project in Guatemala
BackgroundPublic sector health care providers in rural Guatemala have infrequently offered family planning information and services in routine visits. This operations research project tested aExpand
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Providers' compliance with the balanced counseling strategy in Guatemala.
The balanced counseling strategy developed in Peru improved family planning care and clients' knowledge of their contraceptive method choice, but few providers adopted it. To expand its use, anExpand
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Improving access to long-term contraceptives in rural Guatemala through the Ministry of Health.
The purpose of this study was to test a model to train nurse auxiliaries at health centers and posts in Guatemala and to determine whether these providers could deliver adequate cost-effectiveExpand
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Enhancing quality for clients: the balanced counseling strategy.
A central focus of high-quality care is the interaction between clients and the providers who serve them. In the ideal client-provider interaction the provider treats all clients respectfullyExpand
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INOPAL II final technical report: The Promotion of Breastfeeding and Birth Spacing in Rural Areas Contract Number CI90.55A (June 1 1990 to April 30 1992).
This report presents an evaluation of a breast feeding educational program for pregnant and postpartum rural women that relies on specially trained volunteers: breast feeding and family planningExpand
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Improving access to services and interactions with clients in Guatemala: the value of distance learning
Objective To develop and test a distance-learning programme to improve the quality and efficiency of family planning services in Guatemala. Methods The setting was rural family planning services inExpand
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