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 2001

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Integrating adolescent livelihood activities within a reproductive health program for urban slum dwellers in India, Dale Huntington, Mary Philip Sebastian, Nirmala Sevlam, Barbara Mensch, and Sahar Hegazi

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Introducing emergency contraception in Bangladesh: A feasibility study, M.E. Khan and Sharif M.I. Hossain

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Kenia: Detectar la sifilis durante la consulta prenatal resulta costo-efectivo, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Kenya: Mise á disposition de services de planification familiale dans les pavillons hospitaliers, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Kenya: On-site antenatal syphilis services are cost-effective, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Kenya update: FRONTIERS adolescent reproductive health project, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Operations research in reproductive health and family planning at the Cairo Demographic Center, Magdi A. Ibrahim, James R. Foreit, and M.E. Khan

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Perú: Diga a las usuarias cómo usar el método escogido, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Pilot health project baseline survey West Bank and Gaza [Arabic], Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Power in sexual relationships: An opening dialogue among reproductive health professionals, Population Council and Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG)

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Promoting reproductive health services in rural communities in Honduras, Irma Mendoza and Ricardo Vernon

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Reproductive tract infections: A guide for programme managers, Sarah Hawkes, Anjali Nayyar, Johannes van Dam, Kevin R. O'Reilly, Bidia Deperthes, and Dinesh Agarwal

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Satisfacer las necesidades de salud de las mujeres mediante servicios postaborto, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Setting prices for reproductive health services in a public hospital in Guatemala, John H. Bratt, Adrian Valdez, Roberto Molina, Mario Alfaro, Marco Antonio Barrientos, Carlos Brambila, and Werner Figueroa

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South Africa: Providers should encourage sexually active youth to use condoms, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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South Africa: Who uses youth centers and why?, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Special studies program of the Pilot Health Project: West Bank and Gaza, Mahmoud Shaheen, Laila Nawar, Dale Huntington, and Sahar Hegazi

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Testing alternative channels for providing emergency contraception to young women, John P. Skibiak, Mangala Chambeshi-Moyo, and Yusuf Ahmed

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West Bank and Gaza: Stress the importance and cost-effectiveness of postpartum care, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Zambia: Los educadores juveniles pueden promover comportamientos sexuales más seguros, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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Zambia: Peer educators can promote safer sex behaviors, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

Submissions from 2000

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An assessment of the community based distribution programs in Ghana, Jane Chege, Diouratie Sanogo, Ian Askew, Angela Bannerman, Steve Grey, Evam Kofi Glover, Francis Yankey, and Joana Nerquaye-Tetteh

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Critical analysis of interventions against FGC in Egypt, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab and Sahar Hegazi

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From the home to the clinic: The next chapter in Bangladesh's family planning success story rural sites, Linda Bates, Md. Khairul Islam, Sidney Ruth Schuler, and Md. Alauddinn

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Increasing the coverage of reproductive health issues in the Egyptian press, Sahar Hegazi and Mona Khalifa

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Integrating issues of sexuality into Egyptian family planning counseling, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Laila Nawar, Hala Youssef, and Dale Huntington

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Integrating men into the reproductive health equation: Acceptability and feasibility in Kenya, Esther G. Muia, Violet Kimani, and Ann Leonard

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Intra-household decision-making on health and resource allocation in Borgou, Bénin, Pierre Ngom, Salome Wawire, Timothee Gandaho, Pierre Klissou, Toussaint Adjimon, Mbaye Seye, Emile Akouanou, and Laurie Winter

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Rights, technology, and services in reproductive health. A report from a meeting, 6-7 May 1999, Marion Carter and C. Elizabeth McGrory

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The Tostan story: Breakthrough in Senegal ending female genital cutting, Population Council

Submissions from 1999

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Case finding and case management of chlamydia and gonorrhea infections among women: What we do and do not know, Nicole Haberland, Beverly Winikoff, Nancy L. Sloan, Christiana Coggins, and Christopher J. Elias

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Improving Quality of Care in India's Family Welfare Programme: The Challenge Ahead, Michael A. Koenig and M.E. Khan

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Indonesia: Analysis of conflicting crisis-related research results, Michelle Gardner and Lila Amaliah

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Investigación operativa en planificación familiar: Lecturas selectas, James R. Foreit and Tomas Frejka

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L'Approche de l'Analyse Situationnelle pour l'évaluation des services de planification familiale et de santé de la reproduction: Manuel de recherche, Robert A. Miller, Andrew A. Fisher, Kate Miller, Lewis Ndhlovu, Baker Ndugga Maggwa, Ian Askew, Diouratie Sanogo, and Placide Tapsoba

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Mexico: Informing service providers and factory workers about emergency contraception, Ricardo Vernon

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Mexico: Protecting informed consent, Elsa Santos, Silvia Elena Llaguno, and Ricardo Vernon

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Mexico: Training health providers on domestic violence, Susan Pick and Lydia Miranda

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Peru: Providers' compliance with quality of care norms, Federico R. Leon

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Reproductive health indicators: Moving forward, Kelly Blanchard, Batya Elul, and Saumya RamaRao

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The Tostan story: Breakthrough in Senegal ending female genital cutting [Arabic], Population Council

Submissions from 1998

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A study of women's preferences regarding the formulation of over-the-counter vaginal spermicides, Christiana Coggins, Christopher J. Elias, Ronachai Atisook, Mary T. Bassett, Virginie Ettiegne-Traore, Peter D. Ghys, Laura Jenkins-Woelk, Earmporn Thongkrajai, and Nancy L. VanDevanter

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Do Population Policies Matter? Fertility and Politics in Egypt, India, Kenya, and Mexico, Anrudh K. Jain

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Family Planning Operations Research: A Book of Readings, James R. Foreit and Tomas Frejka

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Integrating RTI case management within LGU Health Centers: An intervention study, Marilou P. Costello, Carmeli Marie Chaves, Chona R. Echavez, Jesus Encena, Jocelyn Ilagan, and Orlando Pagulayan

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Manuel de recherche opérationnelle en matière de planification familiale, Andrew A. Fisher, John E. Laing, John E. Stoeckel, and John Townsend

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Rapport du seminaire national [au Mali] pour la definition d'une strategie d'eradication de l'excision, Population Council

Submissions from 1997

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The Situation Analysis Approach to Assessing Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services: A Handbook, Robert A. Miller, Andrew A. Fisher, Kate Miller, Lewis Ndhlovu, Baker Ndugga Maggwa, Ian Askew, Diouratie Sanogo, and Placide Tapsoba

Submissions from 1996

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Clinic-based investigation of the typology and self-reporting of FGM in Egypt, Population Council

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Issues in essential obstetric care, Diana Measham and Virginia Kallianes

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Reproductive tract infection—Lessons learned from the field: Where do we go from here?, Jennifer Grant and Diana Measham

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What's Sex Got to Do with It? Challenges for Incorporating Sexuality into Family Planning Programs, Kirsten Moore and Judith F. Helzner

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Women's experiences of unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Nigeria, Friday E. Okonofua, Clifford Odimegwu, Bisi Aina, Patrick H. Daru, and Agnes Johnson

Submissions from 1995

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Sexual coercion and reproductive health: A focus on research, Lori L. Heise, Kirsten Moore, and Nahid Toubia

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What we do and do not know about the menstrual cycle or, questions scientists could be asking, Sioban D. Harlow and Sara A. Ephross

Submissions from 1994

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Partnership for prevention: A report of a meeting between women's health advocates, program planners, and scientists, Population Council

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Reproductive health approach to family planning, Population Council

Submissions from 1993

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Rethinking postpartum health care, Martha Brady and Beverly Winikoff

Submissions from 1991

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Handbook for Family Planning Operations Research Design, Andrew A. Fisher, John E. Laing, John E. Stoeckel, and John Townsend

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Handbook for Family Planning Operations Research Design [Arabic], Andrew A. Fisher, John E. Laing, John E. Stoeckel, and John Townsend

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Limitations of maternal care to improve maternal health, Beverly Winikoff

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Manual para el Diseño de Investigación Operativa en Planificación Familiar, Andrew A. Fisher, John E. Laing, John E. Stoeckel, and John Townsend

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Maternal risk, Beverly Winikoff

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Prevention of morbidity and mortality from induced and unsafe abortion in Nigeria, Friday E. Okonofua and Toun Ilumoka

Submissions from 1990

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A reassessment of the concept of reproductive risk in maternity care and family planning services, Judith Rooks and Beverly Winikoff

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Strategies for increasing contraceptive use in factories in Barbados, Charles Alleyne, Elrene Sealy, and Pauline Russell-Brown