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The project was funded by the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the terms of the FRONTIERS Program cooperative agreement number HRN-A-00-98-00012-00 and Population Council Subagreement number AI00.66A " Testing two models of postabortion family planning services to reduce repeat abortions in Russia. " The opinions expressed herein are(More)
The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID. i Summary The EngenderHealth ACQUIRE Project has been supporting the Tanzanian Ministry of Health (MOH) since early 2005 to decentralise the management of Post Abortion Care (PAC) services to Primary Health Care facilities (health centres and(More)
Session 204: The future of family planning programmes in Africa (Abstract) In Sub-Saharan Africa, 48.8 million women—nearly half the married women of reproductive age—want to space births or limit their number of births. However, fewer than half (22 million) currently use any contraceptive method, and less than one in seven uses a modern method. There are(More)
BACKGROUND Simple ligation of the vas with suture material and excision of a small vas segment is believed to be the most common vasectomy occlusion technique performed in low-resource settings. Ligation and excision (LE) is associated with a risk of occlusion and contraceptive failure which can be reduced by performing fascial interposition (FI) along with(More)
New contraceptive implants are becoming available to family planning programs around the world—the one-rod system Implanon®, the two-rod system Jadelle®, and in some countries Sino-Implant (II)®, also two rods. By 2008 Norplant®, the six-capsule implant system will no longer be available. Like Norplant, the new implants are highly effective at preventing(More)
The opinions expressed herein are those of the publisher and do not necessarily reflect the views of the foundation. The methodology and the Discussion Guides were adapted by the RESPOND Project for use in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Togo, and for three program assessments conducted by EngenderHealth and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in(More)
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