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Provision of injectable contraception services through community-based distribution. Implementation handbook.

@inproceedings{Weil2008ProvisionOI,
  title={Provision of injectable contraception services through community-based distribution. Implementation handbook.},
  author={Benjamin Weil and Kirsten Krueger and John H Stanback and Theresa Hatzell Hoke},
  year={2008}
}
This handbook describes how to introduce injectable contraceptives to the suite of family planning services offered in an existing community-based distribution (CBD) program. The approach is based on the experiences of two recent pilot projects in Uganda and Madagascar. These countries were chosen because of a dire need for family planning services the existence of established CBD programs and the willingness of their governments to adopt this method of providing injectable contraceptives. The… 
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