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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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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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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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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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Family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The use of digital technology to support self-care interventions

Self-Care Month this July offers an opportunity to double down to make quality self-care interventions available, affordable, acceptable, and accessible to those who need them the most. For R4S partner PSI, digital solutions offer a strong entry point to put power and care into consumers’ hands — during COVID-19 and well beyond.Continue readingFamily planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The use of digital technology to support self-care interventions