Integrating Family Planning in Primary Health Care and HIV Care and Treatment Services in Mozambique
This technical update discusses how Pathfinder’s Extending Service Delivery–Family Planning Initiative has begun to integrate family planning into existing services, including primary health care and HIV care and treatment in the Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, and Cabo Delgado provinces of Mozambique.
The publication examines the implementation experience and progress to date integrating family planning into primary health care and HIV care and treatment within health facility and mobile service delivery settings and highlights the contributions—including lessons learned and recommendations for future interventions—that ESD-FPI has made to implementing integrated approaches to FP and HIV and primary health care services within Mozambique.
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.