Extending Service Delivery – Family Planning Initiative (ESD-FPI): Baseline Report
Extending Service Delivery - Family Planning Initiative Project (ESD-FPI) is a four-year project funded by USAID to increase the use of family planning and HIV services in four provinces in Mozambique. Recognizing that there is high unmet need for both family planning and HIV services, ESD-FPI works with facilities, communities, and partners to address unmet need and integrate family planning services at all levels. The objectives of the baseline survey were to assess the level of knowledge and practice of family planning, examine the use of facility-based services, identify communication channels through which information about family planning could be disseminated, and inform decision-making regarding project strategies and appropriate targets. The results of the study suggest that while the use of maternal health services is high among the study population, utilization varies by the characteristic of the respondents and by province.
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The purpose of the Working Paper Series is to disseminate work in progress by Pathfinder International staff on critical issues of population, reproductive health, and development.
This technical brief explores the process through which Pathfinder’s Integrated Family Health Program (IFHP+) has expanded availability of postpartum family planning, including the postpartum IUD, in Ethiopia.
Expanding Access to the Intrauterine Device in Public Health Facilities in Ethiopia: A Mixed-Methods Study
Following the introduction of IUDs into the Ethiopian public health sector, use increased from <1% in 2011 to 6% in 2014 in a sample of 40 health facilities. The IUD was acceptable to a diverse range of clients, including new contraceptive users, those with little to no education, those from rural areas, and younger women.