FP High Impact Practices

Social Franchising: Improving quality and expanding contraceptive choice in the private sector

A social franchise is a network of private-sector health care providers that are linked through agreements to provide socially beneficial health services under a...

Family Planning and Immunization Integration: Reaching postpartum women with family planning services

Most women in the extended postpartum period want to delay or avoid future pregnancies but many are not using a modern contraceptive method (Ross...

Drug Shops and Pharmacies: Sources for family planning commodities and information

Small commercial drug shops and pharmacies are often the first line of health care in poor countries, especially in rural areas that have very...

Social Marketing: Leveraging the private sector to improve contraceptive access, choice, and use

Social marketing in family planning programs makes contraceptive products accessible and affordable through private-sector outlets, such as pharmacies and shops, while using commercial marketing...

Postabortion Family Planning: A critical component of postabortion care

Postabortion care (PAC), which includes treatment for complications from miscarriage or induced abortion, is an opportune time to counsel and offer clients voluntary contraception....

Mobile Outreach Services: Expanding access to a full range of modern contraceptives

Mobile outreach services address inequities in access to family planning services and commodities in order to help women and men meet their reproductive health...

Immediate Postpartum Family Planning: A key component of childbirth care

Offering modern contraception services as part of care provided during childbirth increases postpartum contraceptive use and is likely to reduce both unintended pregnancies and...

Community Health Workers: Bringing family planning services to where people live and work

When appropriately designed and implemented, community health worker (CHW) programs can increase use of contraception, particularly where unmet need is high, access is low,...