The demographic impact of the family planning--health services project in Matlab, Bangladesh.

@article{Phillips1982TheDI,
  title={The demographic impact of the family planning--health services project in Matlab, Bangladesh.},
  author={James F Phillips and W S Stinson and Sanjeev Kumar Bhatia and Mizanur Rahman and Jyostnamoy Chakraborty},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={1982},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={131-40}
}
This paper evaluates the demographic impact of the Family Planning-Health Services Project in Matlab Thana of rural Bangladesh. The project was begun by the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh in October 1977. Contraceptive services--including pills, condoms, IUDs, sterilization, and injectables--are supplemented by oral rehydration, tetanus toxoid, and other services. About 33 percent of eligible couples are using contraception. Impact is evaluated by direct… CONTINUE READING