Research and Documentation

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...

Harmonized Suite of Indicators to Measure Stockouts and Availability of Contraceptives

This guidance document introduces and comprehensively defines a suite of indicators with the goal of harmonizing the indicators related to stockouts of contraceptives. The...

Bayer Healthcare to sustain Jadelle® pricing through 2023

This morning, Bayer Healthcare announced its intention to extend through 2023 its access pricing for Jadelle® for women living in poor countries around the...

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More than 165,000 doses of Sayana Press administered in the first year of pilot introduction

Access to the contraceptive option Sayana® Press continues to expand worldwide. Between July 2014 and June 2015, approximately 6,500 health providers in Burkina Faso,...