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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English



  • Developing countries.


  • Birth control -- Developing countries,
  • Contraceptives -- Developing countries,
  • Population assistance -- Developing countries

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Edition Notes

StatementRodolfo A. Bulatao.
LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.D44 B86 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL348888M
ISBN 100585347387, 083302633X
LC Control Number98008108

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Get this from a library! The value of family planning programs in developing countries. [Rodolfo A Bulatao] -- Family planning programs have been highly successful over the past 30 years in providing women in developing countries with desired access to . Family planning programs have been highly successful over the past 30 years in providing women in developing countries with desired access to contraceptive services and helping to reduce fertility rates. Notwithstanding this success, there is still an urgent need for these by: Rodolfo A. Bulatao is the author of The Value of Family Planning Programs in Developing Countries ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), /5(2). The Origins and Evolution of Family Planning Programs in Developing Countries. by Judith R. Seltzer. Related Topics: Developing Countries, Family Planning, This book analyzes the origins and rationale of family planning programs and how they have evolved based on .

The vast majority of developing countries support access to family planning services through organized programs that provide contraception to women and men. This support, coupled with that from international donor and funding organizations, has been substantial and has contributed to the increased availability of family planning services. The bulk of scientific evidence suggests a different view. Using more appropriate statistical techniques than the studies Connelly cites John Bongaarts estimates that from to , family planning programs were responsible for at least 23 percent of the fertility decline in developing countries.   PRB’s Family Planning Data Sheet provides the latest estimates of family planning indicators for approximately countries around the world. Featured indicators include the percentage of married women using modern and traditional family planning methods, unmet need for family planning, use of modern contraception by wealth group, and demand for family planning . Overcoming barriers to family planning. Yet women and girls around the world face serious barriers to using contraceptives. The UN Population Division's estimates show that in , some million women in developing countries wanted to prevent or delay pregnancy but were not using one of the modern, reliable forms of contraception. Worldwide, million women wanted to avoid pregnancy.

viii Family Planning Programs For the 21st Century chapter three: Family planning services and the strengthening of health systems Family planning services in developing countries have evolved significantly since the first programs were launched in the s, when contraceptive products were limited to barrier methods.   Most of family planning and population control policies and programs in developing countries face resistant from the same people it aims to help. This can be mainly due to some ethical, socio-cultural beliefs, and moral values held by individuals and society as a whole. PIP: Family planning programs in various developing countries are reviewed in the following areas: history, current activities, the role of foreign assistance, success, and future effectiveness. Foreign assistancest, private; then foundation and governmental--has played a major role in the formation of most developing nation family planning. To support researchers to publish their research Open Access, deals have been negotiated with various publishers. Depending on the deal, a discount is provided for the author on the Article Processing Charges that need to be paid by the author to publish an article Open Access.