Implants for Adolescents: An Option Worth Considering for Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy
This publication discusses the long-acting contraceptive implant and its potential advantages for adolescents. The long-acting contraceptive implant is often considered for use in women who have chosen to stop childbearing or those who are unsure of whether they want any children in the future. However, implants can be appropriate for all women, including adolescents who want to delay or space childbearing to ensure healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy.
Model households are a key aspect of the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin, an integrated Population, Health, and Environment project with sites in Kenya and Uganda.
Since the launch of the Health of People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin project, staff and partners have engaged key district, national, and regional health and environment officials in Kenya and Uganda.