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Testing the effectiveness of the Men as Partners Program (MAP) in Soweto, South Africa
This project was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the Men as Partners (MAP) program in South Africa in terms of: changing men's gender attitudes, norms and behaviors; changing aspects ofExpand
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Operations research on promoting vasectomy in three Latin American countries.
Operations research findings are presented based on data collected from vasectomy programs in Brazil Colombia and Mexico. Operations research was conducted in the following contexts: a mass mediaExpand
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Improving the reproductive health of youth in Mexico.
This project assessed the impact of the Mexican Foundation for Family Planning’s (MEXFAM’s) Young People Program (YPP) on: a) the attitudes of community stakeholders (such as parents school teachersExpand
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Contraceptive social marketing and community-based distribution systems in Colombia.
Three operations research experiments were carried out in three provinces of Colombia to improve the cost-effectiveness of Profamilia's nonclinic-based programs. The experiments tested: (a) whether aExpand
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How to help clients obtain more preventive reproductive health care.
Many countries have subscribed to the Programme of Action drafted at the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo in 1994. However health program managers are confrontedExpand
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Expansion of postpartum / postabortion contraception in Honduras.
The objective of this program was to increase the accessibility to quality postpartum/postabortion contraceptive services and to decrease the unmet need for contraceptive methods during theseExpand
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Making vasectomy services more acceptable to men.
The results of an operations research project that tested 2 models of vasectomy service delivery in Colombia show that although clinics serving only males performed a higher monthly average ofExpand
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Introducing sustainable vasectomy services in Guatemala.
The use of contraceptive methods in Guatemala has rapidly increased over the past two decades from 23% of married or cohabiting women aged 15-49 in 1987 to 43% in 2002. The most frequently usedExpand
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Nurse auxiliaries as providers of intrauterine devices for contraception in Guatemala and Honduras
  • R. Vernon
  • Medicine
  • Reproductive health matters
  • 1 January 2009
Abstract Nurse auxiliaries staff the majority of primary health service delivery outlets in low-income countries, particularly in rural areas with high unmet need for contraception. Yet often serviceExpand
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The Impact of a Perinatal Reproductive Health Program in Honduras
To improve perinatal service delivery at the Hospital Materno-Infantil in Tegucigalpa the Honduran Social Security System created a reproductive health program with five main components: a prenatalExpand
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