MCSP Liberia Restoration of Health Services Project – Family Planning & Immunization Integration Report

Given Liberia’s overall modern contraceptive prevalence rate is low, at only 31%, it is important to take advantage of every contact with pregnant and postpartum women to offer them family planning (FP) counseling and services.  “Offering FP information and services proactively to women in the extended postpartum period during routine child immunization contacts” has been […]

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Long-Acting and Permanent Methods Community of Practice – Technical Meeting

The levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is one of the most effective forms of reversible contraception with efficacy rates similar to subdermal implants and copper intrauterine devices (IUDs). Although the LNG-IUS has proved to be a popular choice with women in developed countries where the method is available, and it has helped revitalize the IUD market […]

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Long-Acting and Permanent Methods Community of Practice – Contraceptive Implants Technical Consultation

Contraceptive implants are playing an increasingly important role in ensuring that women and couples are able to achieve their reproductive goals. The increasing availability of implants has contributed to the diversification of many countries’ method mix, and from 2018-2020, 18.2 million women across the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) focus countries are expected to adopt implants. […]

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Potential for Integrating Family Planning and Immunization in Nigeria

The MCSP program in Nigeria started as the Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) program, focused on strengthening national MNH policy and improving quality and utilization of high-impact, facility-based maternal and neonatal health services in Kogi and Ebonyi States. In 2015, the MNH program incorporated postpartum family planning (PPFP), as a key element of integrated MNH/PPFP […]

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Increasing Family Planning Uptake Among Postpartum Women in Nigeria

The Family Planning (FP) component of MCSP in Nigeria is focused on integrating PPFP with a range of interventions spanned across policy development, capacity building and quality improvement with the aim of increasing voluntary FP uptake among postpartum women delivering in health facilities in Kogi and Ebonyi states. […]

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Accelerating Access to Postpartum Family Planning Report

The 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) afforded a key opportunity for government representatives, family planning (FP) partners and experts from the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) countries to collaborate on their FP priorities and commitments. Postpartum family planning (PPFP) is one of the high-impact interventions that countries can employ to fast-track progress toward the […]

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Kenya Program Briefs

MCSP used evidence-based interventions to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in Kenya. The eight briefs below summarize the interventions. Child Health Community Health Programs Family Planning Human Capacity Development Malaria Maternal and Newborn Health Nutrition WASH […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program