Case study: fertility decline in Iran

  title={Case study: fertility decline in Iran},
  author={Farnaz Vahidnia},
  journal={Population and Environment},
  • F. Vahidnia
  • Published 25 April 2007
  • Medicine, Economics
  • Population and Environment
Iran has experienced one of the most successful family planning programs in the developing world, with 64 percent decline in total fertility rate (TFR) between 1986 and 2000. This paper focuses on Iranians’ unique experience with implementation of a national family planning program. Recognition of sensitive moral and ethical aspects of population issues resulted in successful collaboration of technical experts and religious leaders. Involvement of local health workers, women health volunteers… 

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