Perspectives on Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Family Planning: Considerations for Rollout of Integrated Services in Mara and Kagera Tanzania

Publish Date: February 2019
Author: Chelsea M. Cooper, Justine A. Kavle, Joyce Nyoni, Mary Drake, Ruth Lemwayi, Lemmy Mabuga, Anne Pfitzer

Synergies exist between postpartum family planning and maternal, infant, and young child nutrition, yet health services are often provided in silos. This qualitative formative research study aimed to identify barriers and facilitating factors for optimal nutrition and PPFP practices in Mara and Kagera, Tanzania. Results informed the program design of an integrated nutrition and family planning implementation approach.


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