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Blog: family planning

Frontline Voices for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Universal Coverage Efforts

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the hot topic in development circles, enticing health officials, governments, civil society, and other stakeholders with the promise of affordable, accessible health services to all—reducing poverty and improving wellbeing in the process. Preparations...

Social Accountability and Frontline Health Workers can Help Us Realize the Right to Health

For Human Rights day, this article from CARE explores the Community Score Card, a citizen-driven accountability approach that encourages both community members and frontline health workers to advocate for their rights.

These 5 Levels of Advocacy Are Moving the Needle on Contraceptive Use

In the struggle to end poverty, new ideas and powerful new voices are rising up, demanding change. And it's working.

Health Workers put Family Planning Clients First

In recent years the global health community has galvanized around a call to fulfill the unmet contraceptive needs of 225 million women, most of whom live in developing countries.

Planning a Family by Choice, Not by Chance

By Dr. Leslie Mancuso, President and CEO, Jhpiego

Photo by MNCH Services Project Pakistan

Initiation of family planning immediately after birth is both efficient for health systems and easier for women since few women in low-...