Desire for female sterilization among women wishing to limit births in rural Rakai, Uganda

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:02 am

Contraception. Volume 92, Issue 5, November 2015, Pages 482–487. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.07.012 Abstract Objective Uganda has an unmet need for family planning of 34% and a total fertility rate of 6.2. We assessed the ...

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The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:54 am

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2015, 41(4):170–181, doi:10.1363/4117015 CONTEXT: Because of Nigeria’s low contraceptive prevalence, a substantial number of women have unintended pregnancies, many of which are resolved through ...

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A Decade of Tracking Progress for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival: The 2015 Report

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:57 am

The 2015 Report, A Decade of Tracking Progress for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, includes an updated country profile for each of the 75 Countdown countries, which together account for more than ...

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Adolescent Experiences With Intrauterine Devices: A Qualitative Study

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:36 am

Journal of Adolescent Health. Volume 57, Issue 4, October 2015, Pages 381–386 Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to improve understanding of adolescents’ reasons for choosing an intrauterine device ...

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Adolescent-Friendly Contraceptive Services: Mainstreaming Adolescent-Friendly Elements Into Existing Contraceptive Services

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 9:57 am

This brief focuses on the elements of AFCS that are typically implemented within a service delivery setting. It describes how mainstreaming AFCS can address key challenges for contraceptive programs, discusses ...

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The Case for Investing in Research to Increase Access to and Use of Contraception Among Adolescents

Posted on October 20, 2015 at 9:53 am

This 80-page report highlights why governments and donors should invest now in research to help determine and implement the most effective and efficient ways to enable adolescents to access and ...

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The Development of a New Condom Use Expectancy Scale for At-Risk Adults

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 9:40 am

Social Science & Medicine. Volume 143, October 2015, Pages 179–184. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.08.053 Highlights Used self-generated condom use outcomes to generate a questionnaire. Confirmed the 3-factor structure: positive, negative, and safe sex outcomes. Positive ...

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Conceptualising Quality of Life Outcomes for Women Participating in Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 9:37 am

Conceptualising quality of life outcomes for women participating in testing for sexually transmitted infections: A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research Social Science & Medicine. Volume 143, October 2015, Pages ...

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Contraceptive Dynamics in Rural Northern Malawi: A Prospective Longitudinal Study,

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 9:30 am

Women’s Responses to Survey Questions on Contraceptive Use May Overestimate Actual Protection from Unintended Pregnancy International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Volume 41, Number 3, September 2015 In settings where ...

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A Fresh Look at the Level of Unmet Need for Family Planning in the Postpartum Period, Its Causes And Program Implications

Posted on October 7, 2015 at 9:28 am

Starting Contraception Soon After a Birth May Not Work for All Women Who Want to Space Pregnancies International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Volume 41, Number 3, September 2015 ...

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