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Equity

No Simple Feat: Measuring Equity in Family Planning

Lucy Ruderman, Research Fellow, FHI 360 Last year, R4S led…Continue readingNo Simple Feat: Measuring Equity in Family Planning

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Collaboration

Towards 2030 and Beyond

6 Countries Launch Family Planning Research and Learning Agendas Dr.…Continue readingTowards 2030 and Beyond

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Adaptation Collaboration Partner Spotlight

New Interactive Site! Capturing Adaptations to Family Planning Programming During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shortly after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, the Research for…Continue readingNew Interactive Site! Capturing Adaptations to Family Planning Programming During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Adaptation

Family Planning and COVID-19 Adaptations Briefs

Shortly after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, the Research for…Continue readingFamily Planning and COVID-19 Adaptations Briefs

Exploring Interest in Self-Care Approaches Among Youth: Survey Findings from Nepal and Uganda

Lauren Mitchell, Implementation Science Fellow, FHI 360 In Nepal and Uganda,…Continue readingExploring Interest in Self-Care Approaches Among Youth: Survey Findings from Nepal and Uganda

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Scale-up

Highlights from “The Scoop on Scale: Reflections from our Government Partners” meeting from the Systematic Approaches to Scale-up of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Best Practices Community of Practice

The most recent meeting of the Systematic Approaches to Scale-up…Continue readingHighlights from “The Scoop on Scale: Reflections from our Government Partners” meeting from the Systematic Approaches to Scale-up of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Best Practices Community of Practice

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Reflection Research

A World Contraception Day without precedent highlights the need for data on COVID-19 and family planning

This Saturday, September 26th, marks the 13th annual global campaign known as World Contraception Day, or #WCD2020 to social media users. The mission of the day is to improve awareness of available family planning methods and enable young people to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.Continue readingA World Contraception Day without precedent highlights the need for data on COVID-19 and family planning

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Research

Rapid assessment of COVID-19 impact on family planning in Nepal and Africa

R4S will conduct a prospective, longitudinal study during the pandemic and recovery process with women ages 18 to 49 who opt into the study after calling the Viamo 3-2-1 service. Available in 18 countries, Viamo 3-2-1 is a mass communication information service through which mobile phone users can access information on demand by dialing a toll-free short code and navigating a menu of topics.Continue readingRapid assessment of COVID-19 impact on family planning in Nepal and Africa

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Partner Spotlight Reflection

Family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The important role of community health volunteers in ensuring continuity of care

As R4S works to produce and use evidence to improve voluntary family planning programs, efforts are also under way to document the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family planning programs, the changes stakeholders are making to ensure continuation of care, and the efficacy of these changes.Continue readingFamily planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The important role of community health volunteers in ensuring continuity of care

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Partner Spotlight Reflection

Family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: Adaptations to reach vulnerable populations

During the current global health crisis, FHI 360’s bilateral RMNCH projects have found themselves at a pivotal moment. Restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 have forced ministries of health and partner organizations to develop and issue quick guidance on providing continuity of care during the pandemic.Continue readingFamily planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: Adaptations to reach vulnerable populations