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 1998

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Strengthening RTI/STD services: Lessons learned from a pilot project, Ismat Bhuiya and Ubaidur Rob

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Strengthening the research capacity of Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana, Robert A. Miller

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Strengthening the utilization of family planning operations research: Findings from case studies in Africa, Julie Solo, Annamaria Cerulli, Robert A. Miller, Ian Askew, and Elizabeth Pearlman

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Workshop on youth across Asia, John Townsend, Ann P. McCauley, and Kokila Agarwal

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Workshop report: Launching of the revised reproductive health policy guidelines and standards, Division of Primary Health Care, Kenya Ministry of Health

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Youth centres in Ghana: Assessment of the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana Programme, Evam Kofi Glover, Annabel Erulkar, and Joana Nerquaye-Tetteh

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Youth talk about sexuality: A participatory assessment of adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Lusaka, Zambia, Tamara Fetters, Evans Mupela, and Naomi Rutenberg

Submissions from 1997

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An assessment of clinic based family planning services in Kenya: Results from the 1995 situation analysis study, Lewis Ndhlovu, Julie Solo, Robert A. Miller, Kate Miller, and Achola Ominde

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An assessment of community-based family planning programs in Kenya, Jane Chege and Ian Askew

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Beliefs and practices about reproductive tract infections: Findings from a series of Philippine FGDs, Marilou Palabrica-Costello, Carmeli Marie Chaves, Chona R. Echavez, Cecilia Conaco, and Mariano Santiago

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Emergency contraception as an element in the care of rape victims, Ricardo Vernon, Raffaela Schiavon, and Silvia Elena Llaguno

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Improved reproductive health and STD services for women presenting to family planning services in North Jakarta. Final report of activities, Meiwita B. Iskandar, Catherine Vickers, Subadra Indrawati, and Siti Nurul Qomariyah

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Integrating RTI services in primary health care system: Observations from an operations research in Uttar Pradesh, India, M.E. Khan, Saumya RamaRao, R.B. Gupta, Bella C. Patel, Leila Caleb-Varkey, Jayanti Tuladhar, Sanjeev Kumar, and John Townsend

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Integrating STI/HIV management strategies into existing MCH/FP programs: Lessons from case studies in East and Southern Africa, Baker Ndugga Maggwa and Ian Askew

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Integration of STI and HIV/AIDS with MCH-FP services: A case study of the Busoga Diocese Family Life Education Program, Uganda, Joy Mukaire, Florence Kalikwani, and Baker Ndugga Maggwa

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Integration of STI and HIV/AIDS with MCH-FP Services: A case study of the Nakuru Municipal Council's project on strengthening STD/AIDS control, James Kariba Wabaru, Bedan Kiare Kariuki, and Baker Ndugga Maggwa

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Male involvement in family planning: A KABP study of Agra District, Uttar Pradesh, M.E. Khan and Bella C. Patel

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Postabortion care services in Kenya: Baseline findings of an operations research study, Julie Solo and Deborah L. Billings

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Proceedings of the workshop on integrating reproductive tract infection case management in LGU health centers, Population Council

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Scaling-up improved postabortion care in Egypt: Introduction to University and Ministry of Health and Population Hospitals, Laila Nawar, Dale Huntington, Ezzeldin Osman Hassan, Hala Youssef, and Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab

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Sexual violence within marriage: A case study of rural Uttar Pradesh, M.E. Khan, John Townsend, Ranjana Sinha, and Seema Lakhanpal

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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

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The Youth Empowerment Project: Strengthening NGO Management, Research and Service Delivery Capabilities in Botswana, Mercy Rapelesega and Naomi Rutenberg

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Traditional family planning in Bangladesh, Alan Gray, Jamil H. Chowdhury, Bruce Caldwell, and Ahmed Al-Sabir

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Using a rapid assessment approach to evaluate the quality of care in an integrated program: The experience of the Family Health Division, Ministry of Health, Botswana, Lucy Sejo Maribe, Baker Ndugga Maggwa, Ian Askew, and Kate Miller

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