The Population Council's Reproductive Health program strives to improve sexual and reproductive health, especially for vulnerable people in developing countries. We help individuals to achieve their family planning and reproductive health goals through improvements in technologies and services. We work to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and to improve equity and quality in the delivery of care.

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Submissions from 2007

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Assessing the feasibility, acceptability and cost of introducing postabortion care in health centres and dispensaries in rural Tanzania, Monica Wanjiru, Ian Askew, Nzoya Munguti, Saumya RamaRao, Rick Homan, Reheme Kahando, and John M. Pile

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Assessment: FRONTIERS small grants program, Koli Banik

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Avances en la atención postaborto en América Latina y el Caribe: Investigando, aplicando y expandiendo, Deborah L. Billings and Ricardo Vernon

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Bangladesh: RH curriculum enhances vocational students' knowledge and behavior, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Bolivia: Marketing and economic analyses help NGOs develop strategies for sustainability, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Consolidating a gender perspective in the PROCOSI network, Erica Palenque de la Quintana, Patricia Riveros Hamel, and Ricardo Vernon

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Contraceptive discontinuation and failure and subsequent abortion in Romania: 1994-99, Andreea A. Creanga, Rajib Acharya, Saifuddin Ahmed, and Amy Ong Tsui

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Contributing towards efforts to abandon female genital mutilation/cutting in Kenya: A situation analysis, Humphres Evelia, Maryam Sheikh Abdi, Carolyne Njue, and Ian Askew

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Demonstrating public health at work: A demonstration project of congenital syphilis prevention efforts in Bolivia, Sandra G. García, Freddy Tinajeros, Rita Revollo, Eileen Yam, Kara Richmond, Claudia Diaz, and Daniel Grossman

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Developing and testing strategies for increasing awareness of the IUD as a contraceptive option, Ricardo Vernon, M.E. Khan, Harriet Birungi, Ian Askew, and William Stones

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Developing regional operations research training capacity in South Asia, M.E. Khan, James R. Foreit, Sohini Roychowdhury, F. Ram, and Chander Shekhar

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Effect of introducing an 'afternoon pay clinic' on service utilization and cost recovery (Nepal), Mahendra Pd. Shrestha, Rajesh Swar, Pradeep Panda, M.E. Khan, and Rick Homan

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Emergency contraception, female condoms and IUDs in Kenya's public sector: Findings from a national diagnostic assessment, Jill Keesbury, Benter Owino, and Spike Bradford

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Estimating the incidence of abortion in Pakistan, Zeba Sathar, Susheela Singh, and Faryal F. Fikree

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Exploring the choices of contraception and abortion among married couples in Tret, rural Punjab, Pakistan, Muhammad Shafique Arif and Iram Kamran

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From pilots to regional programs: Expanding contraceptive choice and improving quality of care in Zambia's Copperbelt, Jill Keesbury

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Getting results used: Evidence from reproductive health programmatic research in Guatemala, Carlos Brambila, Emma Ottolenghi, Celeste Marin, and Jane T. Bertrand

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Grandir en harmonie: Curriculum d'animation des pairs-éducateurs et des aides-ados ou jeunes écoutant, Population Council

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Grandir en harmonie: Document de références, Population Council

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Grandir en harmonie: Guide de l'utilisateur, Population Council

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Grandir en harmonie: Les questions/réponses les plus fréquentes posées par les adolescent(e)s, Population Council

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Guatemala: On-site training and outreach increases demand for and provision of vasectomy, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Guías de referencia: Para instituciones y establecimientos de salud que buscan acreditar la calidad y enfoque de género de sus servicios, Patricia Riveros Hamel, Erica Palenque, Ricardo Vernon, and Ignacio Carreno

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Health needs and barriers to healthcare of women who have experienced intimate partner violence, Katherine Wilson, Mina R. Silberberg, Ann Brown, and Susan Yaggy

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Health systems and maternal mortality, neonatal mortality and child health: Review of selected service delivery models, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder and Ubaidur Rob

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HIV/AIDS programming and sexuality of young people perinatally infected with HIV, Harriet Birungi

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Home-based self-sampling and self-testing for sexually transmitted infections: Acceptable and feasible alternatives to provider-based screening in low-income women in São Paulo, Brazil, Sheri A. Lippman, Heidi E. Jones, Carla Gianni Luppi, Adriana A. Pinho, Maria Amelia M.S. Veras, and Janneke van de Wijgert

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Home-based versus clinic-based self-sampling and testing for sexually transmitted infections in Gugulethu, South Africa: Randomised controlled trial, Heidi E. Jones, Lydia Altini, Alana de Kock, Taryn Young, and Janneke van de Wijgert

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How much will it cost to scale up a reproductive health pilot project?, Barbara Janowitz, John H. Bratt, Rick Homan, and James R. Foreit

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Increasing access to safe abortion services in rural India: Experiences with medical abortion in a primary health center, Shuchita Mundle, Batya Elul, Abhijeet Anand, Shveta Kalyanwala, and Suresh Ughade

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Increasing dual protection among rickshaw pullers in Bangladesh, Ismat Bhuiya, Mizanur Rahman, Ubaidur Rob, M.E. Khan, and K.M. Zahiduzzaman

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Increasing use of the IUD through community and clinic based education activities in rural Honduras, Ivo Flores Flores, Elida Rosa Aguilar Fonseca, Rosa Merlen Flores, Ricardo Vernon, Jorge Solorzano, Suyapa Pavon, Marco Tulio Falck, and Alba Lidia Sanchez

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Informed consent in sterilisation services: Evidence from public and private health care institutions in Chennai, Raja Lakshmi

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Introducción de la anticoncepción de emergencia en la Norma Oficial Mexicana de Planificación Familiar, Diana K. Lara, Marieke G. van Dijk, Sandra G. Garcia, and Daniel Grossman

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Introducing birth plans in Mexico: An exploratory study in a hospital serving low-income Mexicans, Eileen Yam, Amy A. Grossman, Lisa Goldman, and Sandra G. García

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Introducing sustainable vasectomy services in Guatemala, Ricardo Vernon, Jorge Solorzano, and Blanca Munoz

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Jamaican and Barbadian health care providers' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding emergency contraceptive pills, Eileen Yam, Georgiana Gordon-Strachan, Garth McIntyre, Horace Fletcher, Sandra G. Garcia, Davida Becker, and Enrique Ezcurra

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Kenya: Begin community dialogue on FGM/C by discussing cultural justification, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Kenya: Mobilize health care providers to advocate against FGM/C, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Kenya: Multisectoral engagement increases support for adolescent reproductive health, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Knowledge, practice, and coverage (KPC) survey: Baseline report, Bagh District, Munir Afridi, Saman Naz, and Nayyer Munir

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Knowledge, practice, and coverage (KPC) survey: Baseline report, Mansehra District, Munir Afridi, Saman Naz, and Nayyer Munir

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Learning through conflict: Ethical debates in sexual and reproductive health, John Townsend

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Mainstreaming adolescent reproductive health in Senegal: Enhancing utilization of the findings from the youth reproductive health project, Nafissatou J. Diop and Anta Fall Diagne

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Mainstreaming and scaling up the Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health Project, Ian Askew and Humphres Evelia

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Mainstreaming emergency contraception in Ethiopia's public sector: Final project report, Jill Keesbury, Hailegiorgis Aytenfisu, and Spike Bradford

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Management of complications, pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period in the presence of FGM/C, Kenya Ministry of Health

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Maternal syphilis and intimate partner violence in Bolivia: A gender-based analysis of implications for partner notification and universal screening, Claudia Diaz, Sandra G. García, Becca Seitchik Feldman, Alberto Martinez Polis, Rita Revollo, Freddy Tinajeros, and Daniel Grossman

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Opinions of decision-makers on the liberalization of abortion laws in Mexico, Marieke G. van Dijk, Diana K. Lara, and Sandra G. García

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Patient-led partner notification for syphilis: Strategies used by women accessing antenatal care in urban Bolivia, Shannon A. Klisch, Edward Mamary, Claudia Diaz, and Sandra G. Garcia

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Progress and prospects in reproductive health in the Asian and Pacific region, Philip Guest

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Provider perspectives on informed consent in female sterilisation services: Findings from a facility-based study in Chennai, Raja Lakshmi

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Provision of emergency contraceptive services through paraprofessionals in India, Shiv Kumar, Chander Shekhar, N.K. Gupta, Malabika Roy, M.E. Khan, Mary Philip Sebastian, Rukma Idnani, Ardash Bhargava, and Vinita Salvi

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Senegal: Mainstreaming adolescent health: Building on local support systems, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Situation analysis of the sexual and reproductive health and HIV risks and prevention needs of older orphaned and vulnerable children in Nyanza Province, Kenya, Milka Juma, Ian Askew, and Alan Ferguson

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South Africa: Improve facility management to increase nurse retention, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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South Africa: Youth centers: A costly way to provide reproductive health services, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Strengthening financial sustainability through integration of voluntary counseling and testing services with other reproductive health services, Rumeli Das, Kaushik Biswas, Pradeep Panda, M.E. Khan, and Rick Homan

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Study of the effectiveness of training Malian social and health agents in female genital cutting issues and in educating their clients, Nafissatou J. Diop, Fatoumata Traore, Habibatou Diallo, Ousmane Traore, Aissa Haidara Toure, Youssouf Diallo, Madina Sangare, Fatoumata Tandia, and Keita Attaher Toure

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Technical assistance to the Institute of Reproductive Health, Georgetown University in researching introduction strategies for the Standard Days contraceptive method (SDM), Saumya RamaRao and James R. Foreit

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Testing the effectiveness of the Men as Partners Program (MAP) in Soweto, South Africa, Prudence Ditlopo, Saiqa Mullick, Ian Askew, Ricardo Vernon, Edwin Maroga, Sgidi Sibeko, Mokgethi Tshabalala, Rabbuh Raletsemo, Dean Peacock, and Andrew Levack

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The changing position of IUDs in reproductive health services in developing countries: Opportunities and challenges, John Townsend and Roy Jacobstein

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The effect of community nurses and health volunteers on child mortality: The Navrongo Community Health and Family Planning Project, Brian Wells Pence, Philomena Nyarko, James F. Phillips, and Cornelius Debpuur

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The effect of husbands' fertility preferences on couples' reproductive behaviour in rural Bangladesh, Mian Bazle Hossain, James F. Phillips, and A.B.M. Khorshed A. Mozumder

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The impact of childhood mortality on fertility in six rural thanas of Bangladesh, Mian Bazle Hossain, James F. Phillips, and Thomas K. Legrand

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The resolution of unintended pregnancy among female students at the University of Ghana, Legon, Angela El-Adas

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Tuko Pamoja: A guide for peer educators, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)

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Young people's sexual and reproductive health in India: Policies, programmes and realities, K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

Submissions from 2006

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Abortion and sex determination: Conflicting messages in information materials in a district of Rajasthan, India, Vijaya Nidadavolu and Hillary J. Bracken

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Abortion opinion research in Latin America and the Caribbean: A review of the literature, Eileen Yam, Ingrid Dries-Daffner, and Sandra G. García

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Accelerating reproductive and child health programme impact with community-based services: The Navrongo experiment in Ghana, James F. Phillips, Ayaga A. Bawah, and Fred N. Binka

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Acceptability and feasibility of introducing the WHO focused antenatal care package in Ghana, Harriet Birungi, Philomena Nyarko, Margaret Armar-Klemesu, Daniel Arhinful, Sylvia Deganus, Henrietta Odoi-Agyarko, and Gladys Brew

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Acceptability and sustainability of the WHO focused antenatal care package in Kenya, Harriet Birungi and Washington Onyango-Ouma

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Analyse de l'evolution de la pratique de l'excision au Burkina Faso: L'environment institutionel, politique et programmatique de la lutte contre la pratique de l'excision, Nafissatou J. Diop, Zakari Congo, Aina Ouedraogo, Alphosine Sawadogo, Lydia Saloucou, and Ida Tamini

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A pilot of audio computer-assisted self-interview for youth reproductive health research in Vietnam, Linh Cu Le, Robert W. Blum, Robert Magnani, Paul C. Hewett, and Hoa Mai Do

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Assessment of district health supervisory system, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Buner district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Dadu district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Dera Ghazi Khan district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Jaffarabad district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Jhelum district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Khanewal district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Lasbela district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Rawalpindi district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Sukkur district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline household survey: Upper Dir district, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Buner, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Dadu, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district DG Khan, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Jaffarabad, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Jhelum, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Khanewal, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Lasbela, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Rawalpindi, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Sukkur, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Baseline survey: Summary report of district Upper Dir, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Building a better future for youth: Learning from experience and evidence, World Health Organization, Population Council, and Family Health International

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Building capacity to utilize operations research: Strategies and lessons learned, James R. Foreit

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Cómo identificar y satisfacer la necesidad de servicios adicionales: Manual para gerentes, Ricardo Vernon, James R. Foreit, and Emma Ottolenghi

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Continuity and change in premarital sex in Vietnam, Sharon Ghuman, Vu Manh Loi, Vu Tuan Huy, and John Knodel