Measuring family planning sustainability at the outcome and programme levels.

  title={Measuring family planning sustainability at the outcome and programme levels.},
  author={Rob B Stephenson and Amy O Tsui and R Knight},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={19 2},
The paper examines the validity of two indices of sustainability: family planning programme sustainability (PSI) and outcome sustainability (OSI) developed by Tsui and Knight (1997) by applying their original method to recent data. The indices succeed in identifying the directional path of programme and outcome sustainability. Close correlations are found between PSI and OSI predicted values and actual programme and outcome values. The indices provide a repeatable method for measuring… CONTINUE READING


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