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RHO archives : Topics : Family Planning Program Issues

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El Salvador: Training health promoters and traditional birth attendants in rural areas. Available online at www.prime2.org/prime2/dispatch/home/46.html?article=170.

Egypt: Integrating reproductive health into primary care centers in Giza and improving the quality of services. Available online at www.popcouncil.org/publications/popbriefs/pb7(1)_4.html.

Ghana: Training family planning providers to offer STI prevention and control and postabortion care. Available online at www.prime2.org/prime2/pdf/TR15.pdf.

Ghana: Applying the performance improvement approach to address poor infection-prevention practices in Ministry of Health facilities. Available online at www.reproline.jhu.edu/english/6read/6pi/case/case_ghn.htm.

Jamaica: Developing and disseminating up-to-date guidelines on family planning and other reproductive health services by the National Family Planning Board. Available online at www.qaproject.org/pubs/PDFs/jamaicacasestudy.pdf.

Jordan: Increasing the effectiveness and quality of integrated, client-centered family health services at a model health center operated by the Ministry of Health. Available online at www.qaproject.org/pubs/PDFs/JORDAN.PDF.

Kenya: Encouraging a for-profit health care business to offer family planning services and to enter a lower income market. Available online at www.cmsproject.com/resources/PDF/Summa%20AARcase.pdf.

Kenya: Supplementing an IEC campaign for young people and their parents with advocacy activities for policy makers and leaders. Available online at www.jhuccp.org/pubs/ci/2/2.pdf.

Kenya: A performance analysis of reproductive health supervisors at the Ministry of Health and the development of a supervision learning package. Available online at www.reproline.jhu.edu/english/6read/6pi/super/tr_super1.htm.

Kenya: Applying the COPE (client-oriented, provider efficient) self-assessment methodology to improve the quality of care at the Family Planning Association of Kenya. Available online in English at www.popcouncil.org/publications/qcq/qcq09.html.

Malawi: Using team-based problem-solving to assess and improve the quality of family planning services at six public-sector hospitals and health centers. Available online at www.qaproject.org/pubs/PDFs/malawicasestudy.pdf.

Nepal: Supporting comprehensive quality improvement at family planning service sites with a Quality of Care Management Center. Available online at www.engenderhealth.org/pubs/workpap/wp13/wp_13.html.

Peru: Expanding beyond family planning to integrated reproductive health services and women's empowerment activities at ReproSalud as part of the Manuela Ramos Movement. Available online in English at www.popcouncil.org/publications/qcq/qcq10.pdf and in Spanish at www.popcouncil.org/publications/qcq/QCQ10span.pdf.

Turkey: Increasing contraceptive availability and promoting cost recovery via social marketing activities and policy interventions. Available online at www.cmsproject.com/resources/PDF/CMS_Occasional_Turkey.pdf.

Uganda: Increasing the supply of good-quality reproductive health services by providing revolving loans and business skills training to midwives and other small-scale private providers. Available online at www.cmsproject.com/resources/PDF/CMS_Brief1_UgandaLoan.pdf.

Zimbabwe: Developing a structured, on-the-job training package to improve the performance of family planning service providers at the Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council. Available online at www.reproline.jhu.edu/english/6read/6training/ojt/astd_ojt1.htm.

Zimbabwe and Kenya: Using structured on-the-job training to improve the performance of IUD service providers. Available online at www.reproline.jhu.edu/english/6read/6pi/ojt/tr_ojt1.htm.