The document is an outcome of a seminar convened in May 2001 by the Population Council's Robert H. Ebert Program on Critical Issues in Reproductive Health.
This preliminary report on the 2001 Fertility and Reproductive Health Survey (FRHS) provides information on fertility, contraception, maternal and child health, infant and child mortality, knowledge of STDs and HIV/AIDS and internal migration in Myanmar.
The report is a result of an evaluation study of "The Networking for Policy Change: an Advocacy Training Manual" published by the POLICY Project in October 1999 which was widely used by POLICY staff, trainers, and partners in more than 25 countries, as well as by donors, cooperating ag
A key condition of contraceptive security is a policy environment that enables forecasting, financing, procuring, and delivering contraceptives in a fair and equitable way to all women and men who need them.
The paper presents the results of a baseline survey conducted to assess the knowledge and awareness of reproductive health matters among the students of the junior and high schools.
The Population Council in collaboration with CARE India conducted an operations research study of an intervention designed to improve the lives and prospects of several slums areas of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
The tool helps programme managers and clinicians determine the extent to which current reproductive health services are youth-friendly. Under the African Youth Alliance Project, Pathfinder conducted baseline assessments in Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, using this tool.
This paper reviews the status of the demographic transition worldwide, discusses factors associated with fertility decline, and highlights challenges associated with completing the transition in developing countries.
The bibliography includes literature on young people's sexual and reproductive health for investigators undertaking research in less developed countries.
A training curriculum to strengthen the skills of health workers who provide reproductive health services to adolescent clients. The manual includes training activities that can be conducted with various levels of staff providing adolescent health services.