Course: Family Planning Policies and Programs
Family Planning Policies and Programs
A woman and her infant attend a one-day event promoting family planning and reproductive health among youth in Port Said, Egypt. The message of the Youth Campaign, sponsored by the Egyptian State Information Services (SIS), is "Plan your life to enjoy everything in it."
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Introduces issues and programmatic strategies related to the development, organization, and management of family planning programs, especially those in developing countries. Topics include social, economic, health, and human rights rationale for family planning; identifying and measuring populations in need of family planning services; social, cultural, political, and ethical barriers; contraceptive methods and their programmatic requirements; strategic alternatives, including integrated and vertical programs and public and private sector services; information, education, and communication strategies; management information systems; and the use of computer models for program design.