Research and Documentation

Sayana Press Update: More than 300,000 doses of Sayana Press administered through 2015 in four countries

Over 90,000 new contraceptive users reached As access to Sayana Press expands globally, PATH has continued to monitor Sayana Press consumption in four pilot...

Accelerating the momentum: U.S. support for women’s and family planning health in Senegal

Senegal’s recent experience offers important lessons for U.S. engagement on women’s and children’s health, including how national leadership and targeted U.S. resources can advance health...

Embracing religion to expand family planning services

In fact, Senegalese women are driving important changes in their country, focusing in new ways on their own health and that of their children...

What can the private sector do for public health in Senegal?

Cooperation between government and the private sector has played a significant role in Senegal’s remarkable progress in increasing contraceptive prevalence, which jumped from 12%...

Patterns and trends of contraceptive use among sexually active adolescents in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Nigeria: evidence from cross-sectional studies.

The benefits of universal access to voluntary contraception have been widely documented in terms of maternal and newborn survival, women’s empowerment, and human capital....

Contraceptive Failure Rates in the Developing World: An Analysis of Demographic and Health Survey Data in 43 Countries

In the most comprehensive study to date of contraceptive failure rates in the developing world, researchers found that overall, failure rates are lowest for...

Three New Briefs Highlight Achievements in Contraceptive Security in West and Central Africa

The USAID Deliver Project has issued three briefs highlighting its work in West and Central Africa to improve contraceptive security. Collaboration with the West...

Post-Partum Family Planning Global Meeting Follow-up Workshop: Country Posters

Read one-page country update posters from 16 country delegations, who participated in the Accelerating Access to Postpartum Family Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Global...

Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: Integrating family life education into the national curriculum

In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from Family Life Education (FLE) pilot projects into cross-curricular subjects located within the national curriculum...