Family Planning Counseling in Ghana
A public health nurse provides family planning counseling to a client at the Ridge Hospital in Accra, Ghana. USAID | DELIVER PROJECT 2011.
See also the USAID Impact Brief : Ghana here on Saving and Improving Lives through Increased Access to Contraceptives.
Family Planning training in Rwanda
Clients at the health center in Rwanda are being trained on contraceptive method use and provision. At the health center level, informative sessions are organized with those seeking to enroll in family planning programs.
In Rwanda, the Ministry of Health supported by USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has committed to improving access to contraceptives in order to improving family planning and reproductive health programs. In order to reach those objectives, providing information on prospective users about available methods is crucial. Photo credit: Patrick Nganji, USAID | DELIVER PROJECT.
Impact Brief from Bangladesh
By helping women delay, space, and limit pregnancies, family
planning is a cost-effective intervention that saves the lives of
mothers and their children and also saves thousands of dollars
in healthcare spending every year. Despite recent impressive gains
in contraceptive use, 13.5 percent of married women in Bangladesh
currently have an unmet need for family planning. Read the Impact Brief here http://bit.ly/1tZerl3
Access to Contraceptives Save and Improve Lives
World Contraception Day is September 26th. #WCD2014
In most of the developing world, modern contraceptive use continues to increase. Because of the large population of young people in those countries, the number of women of reproductive age will continue to grow. This increase, combined with high levels of unmet need and an increased desire by people to plan their families, points to more demand for contraceptives. Read more
Contraceptives Save and Improve Lives
Optimizing Supply Chains for Improved Performance
Effective supply chains must be flexible and responsive to the changing dynamics in the marketplace, in manufacturing and technology, and in consumer expectations. This is also true for public health supply chains, which must respond and adapt to dynamic environments.
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has published a new technical brief, which provides an overview of supply chain optimization, a commercial-sector approach to design, strategic planning, and continuous improvement of supply chain operations. Read more
SCMS Delivers Health Supplies
Supply Chain Management Services (SCMS) monitors and delivers health supplies to Hospital Evangelique de Bombardopolis in Haiti. August, 2011. Photo Credit: Jean Jacques
SCMS in Côte d’Ivoire
Healthcare Worker at the Yaou Health Center in Côte d’Ivoire reviews medical registers and other paper-based stock management tools created by SCMS. Photo Credit: Fabrice Duhal, 2013
Contraceptive Prevalence Rate Increases in Pakistan
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT’s efforts to ensure contraceptive security in Pakistan includes both advocacy and health system strengthening, which have helped mobilize sustainable financing to support maternal and child health programs. Recently, the project’s Pakistan was recognized for facilitating and guiding provincial governments to allocate funding for the procurement of contraceptives. Read more