Family Planning

Family planning (Reproductive health)

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Reproductive health topics
    Fact sheets on reproductive health
    WHO guidelines: maternal, reproductive and women’s health
  2. Sexual and reproductive health programs
    WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL)
    WHO | Family planning: a global handbook for providers

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

A. Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) Website   Numerous documents, some may contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance:  CCIH Publications on Christians and Family Planning  See especially:
Engaging Men in Family Planning – CCIH
family planning advocacy training for religious leaders – CCIH
International Family Planning: Christian Actions … – CCIH

B. Christian Journal for Global Health (CJGH). Numerous documents, some may contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance:
Family Planning Special Issue July 2017.
Family Planning as a Christian Global Health Agenda
A qualitative study on provider perspectives on the barriers to contraceptive use in Kaliro and Iganga districts, Eastern Central Uganda
Why evangelical Christians are supporting international family planning: A response to Should evangelical Christian organizations support international family planning?

A. Global Health: Science & Practice-Dedicated to What Works In Global Health Programs. (Johns Hopkins University & USAID collaboration) Topics  Numerous excellent reports, all open access:
Family Planning and Reproductive Health

B. The Lancet-Global Health
Global Health Series See especially:
Family Planning 2012
Partnerships with religious leaders to promote family planning in rural Tanzania: an open-label, cluster randomised trial