Postpartum family planning integration with maternal, newborn and child health services: a cross-sectional analysis of client flow patterns in India and Kenya

This MCSP co-authored article – published in BMJ Open journal – illuminates the degree of maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) – family planning integration, as well as associations between integration, client characteristics, and service delivery factors in facilities that received programmatic postpartum family planning support. Findings suggest importance of focused programmatic support for integration by MNCH service area. Family […]

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Leveraging Antenatal Care to Increase Uptake of Postpartum Family Planning: A Key Time for Counseling

Prevention of unwanted and closely spaced pregnancies substantially reduces maternal, infant, and child mortality. Postpartum family planning (PPFP) plays an important role in strategies to prevent these pregnancies in the first year after childbirth. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the integration of family planning (FP) as an essential component of antenatal care (ANC) and […]

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MCSP Madagascar Technical Brief: Postpartum Family Planning

This technical brief describes MCSP’s postpartum family planning support in Madagascar. The project has supported the capacity-building of health facilities in 16 regions by upgrading health worker skills and staffing technical equipment, and discusses the positive results garnered from the work. The brief is also available in French. […]

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