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African youth and family planning

J. Mugo Gachuhi

African youth and family planning

knowledge, attitudes, and practises

by J. Mugo Gachuhi

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage parents -- Kenya,
    • Birth control -- Kenya

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby J. Mugo Gachuhi.
      SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi ;, no. 189, Discussion paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 189.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.64 .G33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4873126M
      LC Control Number75983682

      4 Tanzania National Family Planning Research Agenda FOREWORD A high unmet need for family planning (FP) services and a continuing high rate of population growth (currently estimated at percent) are presenting major challenges to File Size: 1MB. Reaching East Africa Communities to Deliver Family Planning Services Amid COVID May 1, Reaching First-Time Parents in the TCIHC-Supported Youth-Friendly Cities of Uttar Pradesh Ap TCI-U Advances Abia State User’s Knowledge and Skills in Family Planning Interventions Ap

      Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health family planning, adolescent and youth reproductive health, nutrition and food safety, hygiene and environmental health, non-communicable diseases, health education and community Family Planning Methods and Practices: Africa, Second Edition , publishedFile Size: 2MB. Breakthrough RESEARCH, with partner Tulane University, has developed a literature review on mass and digital media and family planning (FP) among young people in West Africa. This review documents available evidence of mass and digital media’s impacts on FP outcomes, with a particular focus on youth.

      Sub-Saharan African Youth & Family Services in Minnesota. SAYFSM serves African immigrants and refugees with culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV/AIDS and chronic health education and social services. Founded in Minnesota in , SAYFSM is a (c)3 multipurpose human service agency. According to the African Economic Outlook, on average, more than 70% of Africa’s youth live on less than US$2 per day, the internationally defined poverty threshold. Ticking time bomb.


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Meeting the need: youth and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa. The youth population is expected to range from approximately 3 to 35 million in six African countries by Accounting for population growth and current estimates of sexual activity among youth, family planning services will need to absorb more thanand million new contraceptive users total to maintain and double CP Cited by: The training of doctors and paramedical staff to deliver family planning services is the cornerstone to the success of family planning programmes.

In Africa, the primary goal is to train doctors, nurses, midwives and other field workers to manage family planning clinics Author: Alhaji A Aliyu. 2 Cheikh Mbacke, “Family Planning Programs and Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Population and Development Review, vol.

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family planning information and services. All of these studies used experimental or quasi-experimental methods. While not every study focused specifically on adolescents and family planning (i.e., some included family planning for adults or primarily addressed HIV prevention), all African youth and family planning book some level of attention to adolescent family planning in-File Size: 1MB.

Ghana is committed to making family planning free in the public sector and supporting the private sector to provide services. Services will be available for sexually active young people through youth promoters and adolescent friendly services. Improved counseling and customer care will be prioritized.

The population budget dedicated to Africa by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the primary funder of family planning programs worldwide, increased from $ million in to $ million in (U.S. Agency for International Development, Africa Bureau and Office of Population, personal communication, ).

Family planning is central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty.

Yet in developing regions, an estimated million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and effective family planning methods, for reasons ranging from lack of access to information or services to lack of support from their partners or communities.

National Contraception and Fertility Planning Policy and Service Delivery Guidelines Department of Health A decade after the last contraception policy was released, the National Department of Health (DOH) recognised the need to update and revise the policy documents: National Contraception PolicyFile Size: 1MB.

Family Planning: A global handbook for providers. The edition of the Handbook includes new WHO recommendations that expand contraceptive choices. WHO encourages all national health systems and other organizations providing family planning to consider this new edition of the Global Handbook a key document to help ensure the quality and.

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6 Accelerating Progress in Family Planning: Options for Strengthening CSO-led Monitoring and Accountability I. Introduction Background and purpose of our study The London Summit on Family Planning, co-hosted by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Gates Foundation in Julywas a watershed.

Level of awareness of family planning was high (96%) An overwhelming majority of respondents stated that they would recommend family planning to other women (96%) More than half of the women in this study have never used a family planning method (n=13, 52%) Only 2 out of 5 women educated at the tertiary level has usedFile Size: KB.

The need for a concerted effort to address the gaps in family planning services for youth in sub-Saharan Africa has been underreported and underexplored. Study Design Trends in fertility, childbearing, unmet need for family planning options and contraceptive prevalence (CP) among youth are described with data from six African countries with Cited by: Accounting for population growth and current estimates of sexual activity among youth, family planning services will need to absorb more thanand million new contraceptive users total to maintain and double CP, respectively, in in those six African countries by: The Government of Sierra Leone updated its commitment at the Family Planning Summit in London, UK on J The Family Planning (FP) Secretariat surveys all FP commitment makers to gather updates on overall progress, major activities, and key areas of challenge in fulfilling commitments.

Organization of Africa Youth-Kenya. PAI. PATH. Pathfinder International. Pfizer. In Julythe Government of Ghana shared an update on progress in achieving its policy, financial and program and service delivery commitments to FP access, young people – the hot topics that drive this family planning partnership.

family planning in Uganda and that Uganda’s traditionally large family sizes ―are now becoming an impediment to the speed of economic growth and social and structural transformation‖ (MOF, ). Political support for the family planning movement in Uganda appears inconsistent. The. This issue of the journal seeks to accelerate interest in research on family planning services and uptake, and behavioral and population outcomes, by sharing findings from studies recently conducted on the continent and presented at the International Family Planning Conference held in Kampala, Uganda, between November 15 Cited by: 8.

Centre for African Family Studies (CAFS) The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) CONRAD Constella Futures East European Institute for Reproductive Health EngenderHealth, ACQUIRE Project Family Health International Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) Family Planning Association of India (FPA India).

The best approach toward family planning, especially in rural areas, is to improve access to healthcare and education, Gates said. “If you Author: Will Yakowicz.Studies have examined unmet need for family planning among urban women in a number of countries, but women of advanced reproductive age have not been explicitly examined.

This chapter examined drivers of unmet need for family planning among urban women of advanced reproductive age in selected West African countries. Data were extracted from individual Author: Bola Lukman Solanke.