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 2012

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Integration of family planning into other health services in Ghana: Performance needs assessment at four facilities in the Ashanti and Eastern regions, Amos Laar

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Introduction of emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) through lady health workers (LHWs) program in Pakistan: Findings of an evaluation study, Arshad Mahmood and Yasir Bin Nisar

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Key opinion leaders' views regarding emergency contraception in India, M.E. Khan, Isha Bhatnagar, Deepthi S. Varma, and Anvita Dixit

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Le consensus de Bellagio : Recommandations pour améliorer l'accès aux méthodes de contraception efficaces, réversibles à longue durée d'action, Population Council

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Policy brief: Designing and implementing high-quality voluntary family planning programs, Population Council

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Policy brief: Designing and implementing high-quality voluntary family planning programs [Arabic], Population Council

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Population level impact of vouchers on access in Uganda, Benjamin Bellows, Francis Obare, and Reproductive Health Vouchers Evaluation Team

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Positive action for HIV in schools in Kenya, Francis Obare, Harriet Birungi, Monica Wanjiru, Sheila Bayley, John Kiunjuri, Mary Omondi, Rob Burnet, and Bridget Deacon

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Providers' and key opinion leaders' attitudes and practices regarding emergency contraception in Senegal: Key findings, Babacar Mane, Martha Brady, Saumya RamaRao, and Fatou Bintou Mbow

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Providers' and key opinion leaders' attitudes, beliefs, and practices concerning emergency contraception: A multicountry study in India, Nigeria, and Senegal, Martha Brady, M.E. Khan, Babatunde A.O. Ahonsi, Babacar Mane, Ian Askew, and Saumya RamaRao

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Providers' and key opinion leaders' attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding emergency contraception in India: Final survey report, M.E. Khan, Deepthi S. Varma, Isha Bhatnagar, Anvita Dixit, and Martha Brady

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Providers' and key opinion leaders' attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding emergency contraception in Nigeria, Babatunde A.O. Ahonsi, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku, Araoyinbo Idowu, and Ayodeji Oginni

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Providers' and key opinion leaders' attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding emergency contraception in Nigeria: Key findings, Babatunde A.O. Ahonsi, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku, Araoyinbo Idowu, and Ayodeji Oginni

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Providers' attitudes and practices regarding emergency contraception in India: Key findings, M.E. Khan, Isha Bhatnagar, Deepthi S. Varma, and Anvita Dixit

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Rape sentencing study: A review of statutory sentencing provisions for rape, defilement, and sexual assault in East, Central, and Southern Africa, Jill Thompson and Felly Nkweto Simmonds

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Replication of the Community Mobilization for Postabortion Care (COMMPAC) model in Naivasha District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya: An evaluation report, Chi-Chi Undie, Francis Obare, and Saumya RamaRao

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Report of the Voucher and Accreditation Evaluation Project Meeting, Reproductive Health Vouchers Evaluation Team and Population Council

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Repositioning community-based family planning in Ghana: A case study of Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS), Stephen Ntsua, Placide Tapsoba, Gloria Quansah Asare, and Frank K. Nyonator

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Résumé Exécutif—Les programmes de planification familiale du XXIe siècle: fondement et conception, John Bongaarts, John C. Cleland, John Townsend, Jane T. Bertrand, and Monica Das Gupta

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Routine screening for intimate partner violence in public health care settings in Kenya: An assessment of acceptability, Chi-Chi Undie, Catherine Maternowska, Margaret Mak'anyengo, Harriet Birungi, Jill Keesbury, and Ian Askew

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Situation analysis of behavior change communication activities in Bihar: A step towards developing a comprehensive BCC strategy, M.E. Khan, Isha Bhatnagar, Avishek Hazra, and Mukesh Kumar

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Situation analysis of health facilities with special reference to family planning services in Pakistan, Arshad Mahmood, Muhammad Jamil Arshad, and Maqsood Sadiq

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Strengthening the delivery of comprehensive reproductive health services through the community midwifery model in Kenya, Wilson Liambila, Francis Obare, Chi-Chi Undie, Harriet Birungi, Shiphrah Kuria, Ruth Wayua Muia, and Assumpta Matekwa

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Testing the feasibility of police provision of emergency contraception in Malawi, Malawi Human Rights Resource Centre, Malawi Police Service, and Ministry of Health

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The Africa Regional Sexual and Gender-based Violence Network Annual Partners Meeting: June 26-27 2012, Mombasa, Kenya—meeting report, Population Council

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Training manual on the use of magnesium sulphate in the management of severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia [trainee version], Federal Ministry of Health and Population Council

Submissions from 2011

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A P4P model for increased utilization of maternal, newborn and child health services in Bangladesh, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, Laila Rahman, Ismat Ara Hena, and A.K.M. Zafar Ullah Khan

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A pay-for-performance innovation integrating the quantity and quality of care in maternal, newborn and child health services in Bangladesh, Laila Rahman, Ubaidur Rob, Riad Mahmud, Azizul Alim, Ismat Ara Hena, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, and Md. Hafizur Rahman

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Community health workers and the media can be effective in providing health information to married adolescent girls in the community, Population Council

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Community health workers can effectively provide information and referrals to people living with HIV in their communities, Population Council

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Comprehensive responses to sexual violence in East and Southern Africa: Lessons learned from implementation, Jill Keesbury, Ian Askew, Monica Wanjiru, Grace Chiyaba, Kate Wilson, and Felly Nkweto Simmonds

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Costing and economic analysis of strengthening union level facility for providing normal delivery and newborn care services in Bangladesh, Sushil Ranjan Howlader

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Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive behaviors and RH status: Bangladesh, Ubaidur Rob, Md. Moshiur Rahman, and Benjamin Bellows

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Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive behaviors and status in Cambodia, Benjamin Bellows, Charlotte E. Warren, Saphonn Vonthanak, Chhea Chhorvann, Hean Sokhom, Chean Men, Ashish Bajracharya, Ubaidur Rob, and Tung Rathavy

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Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive health behaviors and status in Kenya, Charlotte E. Warren, Timothy Abuya, Francis Obare, Joseph Sunday, Rebecca Njue, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows

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Expanding access to safe abortion and post-abortion care: Recommendations of a South Asia regional consultation, Population Council

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Female genital mutilation practices in Kenya: The role of alternative rites of passage. A case study of Kisii and Kuria districts, Habil Oloo, Monica Wanjiru, and Katy Newell-Jones

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Focus on male youths in addressing alcohol and drug abuse risk in the context of HIV prevention among young people, Population Council

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Identifying opportunities and challenges to strengthen union level facility for providing normal delivery and newborn care services: Findings from policy advocacy activities, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, and A.K.M. Zafar Ullah Khan

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Increasing access to family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) services through task-sharing between community health workers (CHWs) and community mid-level professionals in large-scale public-sector programs: A literature review to help guide case studies, James R. Foreit and Sarah Raifman

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Increasing access to safe abortion in rural Maharashtra: Outcomes of a comprehensive abortion care model, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, A.J. Francis Zavier, Rajib Acharya, and Shveta Kalyanwala

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Increasing access to safe abortion in rural Rajasthan: Outcomes of a comprehensive abortion care model, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, A.J. Francis Zavier, Rajib Acharya, and Shveta Kalyanwala

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Informe años dos Movil.com: Evaluación de la línea final resumen de hallazgos principales, Annik Sorhaindo, Xipatl Contreras, Kate S. Wilson, and Sandra G. Garcia

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Innovative financing through pay-for-performance for providers to improve quality of care in Bangladesh: Transforming research into action, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Laila Rahman, and Ismat Ara Hena

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Innovative financing through pay-for-performance for providers to improve quality of care in Bangladesh: Transforming research into action, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, Laila Rahman, and Ismat Ara Hena

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Integrating alcohol risk reduction into HTC services, Population Council

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Integrating tuberculosis case finding and treatment into postnatal care, Charity Ndwiga, Harriet Birungi, Chi-Chi Undie, Shiphrah Kuria, Joseph Sitienei, and Sam Ochola

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Introduction of medical abortion in Ghana, Emmanuel Kuffour, Selina F. Esantsi, Placide Tapsoba, Gloria Quansah Asare, and Ian Askew

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Levels, trends and determinants of contraceptive use among adolescent girls in Kenya, Francis Obare, Harriet Birungi, Chi-Chi Undie, Monica Wanjiru, Wilson Liambila, and Ian Askew

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Linking HIV-positive family planning clients to treatment and care services in Kenya, Wilson Liambila, Francis Obare, Harriet Birungi, Ruth Wayua Muia, Joyce Wanderi Maina, Mary N. Maina, Christine Awuor, and Ibrahim Mohammed

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Making HIV services more responsive to young children and infants in Nyanza, Monica Wanjiru

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Operationalizing and scaling up HIV/RH referrals in Kenya: The way forward, APHIA II OR Project in Kenya

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Provider-related barriers to accessing emergency contraception in developing countries: A literature review, Katherine Williams

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Scaling up the integration of tuberculosis screening into reproductive health services, APHIA II OR Project in Kenya

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Scaling up the provision of family planning messages in antenatal and postpartum services in Upper Egypt, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab and Sally Saher

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Service improvements and community education lead to increase in uptake of HIV services for infants and young children, Population Council

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Sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents living with HIV in Kenya, Harriet Birungi, Francis Obare, Jane Harriet Namwebya, Ibrahim Mohammed, Margaret Gitau, and Margaret Makumi

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Shaping demand and practices to improve family health outcomes in northern India: A framework for behavior change communication, Population Council

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Social mobilization strategy, Family Advancement for Life and Health (FALAH)

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Strengthening the delivery of comprehensive reproductive health services at the community level in Kenya, Population Council

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Strengthening union level facility for providing normal delivery and newborn care services: Facility assessment report, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, A.K.M. Zafar Ullah Khan, Amar Krishna Baidya, M. Mostafizur Rahman Khan, and Nargis Sultana

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Strengthening union level facility for providing normal delivery and newborn care services: Workshop report, Ubaidur Rob, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, and A.K.M. Zafar Ullah Khan

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Survey of domestic and work life experience and reproductive health of women workers of selected industrial compounds in Ha Noi, Nguyen Thi Van Anh and Nguyen Hong Phuong

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Ten years of the Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health Project: What has happened?, Humphres Evelia, Monica Wanjiru, Francis Obare, and Harriet Birungi

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The prevention and management of HIV and sexual and gender-based violence: Responding to the needs of survivors and those-at-risk, Sarah Raifman, Ian Askew, Sajeda Amin, Jill Keesbury, Saiqa Mullick, Judith A. Diers, Meiwita P. Budiharsana, Chi-Chi Undie, Mary Zama, Mantshi Menziwa, Sherry Hutchinson, and Naomi Rutenberg

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The use of vouchers for reproductive health services in developing countries: Systematic review, Nicole M. Bellows, Benjamin Bellows, and Charlotte E. Warren

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Using community health workers can lead to positive sexual behavior outcomes among people living with HIV, Population Council

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Using evidence to improve primary health care in Thai Nguyen Province, Population Council

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Using youth-friendly communication approaches to communicate HIV/AIDS with young people is feasible and acceptable, Population Council

Submissions from 2010

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Assessing the feasibility of home administration of misoprostol in the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in rural Pakistan, Ali M. Mir, Abdul Wajid, and Sadaf Gull

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Assessing the potential acceptability of a new cadre of community midwives for pregnancy and delivery related care in rural Pakistan: Findings from a qualitative study, Abdul Wajid, Ali M. Mir, Zubaida Rashid, and Abida Aziz

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A step-by-step guide to strengthening sexual violence services in public health facilities: Lessons and tools from sexual violence services in Africa, Jill Keesbury and Jill Thompson

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A strategy for the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality, Population Council

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Brief report: Activities and achievements of the P4P Project—Introducing pay-for-performance (P4P) approach to increase utilization of maternal, newborn, and child health services in Bangladesh, Population Council

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Community mobilization for postabortion care in Kenya: Baseline evaluation report, Chi-Chi Undie and Saumya RamaRao

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Comprehensive responses to gender-based violence in low-resource settings: Lessons learned from implementation, Jill Keesbury and Ian Askew

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Deaths of women of reproductive age: In-depth analysis of data from the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2006-07, Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Effect of dai training on maternal and neonatal care: An operations research study, Peter C. Miller, Gul Rashida, Abdul Wajid, Zeba Tasneem, Lubna Mahmood, and Minhaj ul Haque

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Emergency contraception: Idea to program, Saumya RamaRao, John Townsend, and Sarah Raifman

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Encouraging abandonment of FGM/C among the Somali community in Wajir, Kenya, Population Council

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Executive summary: A step-by-step guide to strengthening sexual violence services in public health facilities, Jill Keesbury and Jill Thompson

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Facility assessment report: Introducing pay-for-performance (P4P) approach to increase utilization of maternal, newborn, and child health services in Bangladesh, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, Ubaidur Rob, Laila Rahman, Ismat Ara Hena, Farhana Akter, Mohammad Ataur Rahman, Md. Julkarnayeen, Md. Akteruzzaman, Md. Sohel Rana, and Ripa Ali

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Future demands for services from public health facilities in Uttar Pradesh, Population Council

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Future of family planning program in Bangladesh: Issues and challenges, Ubaidur Rob, Md. Noorunnabi Talukder, and A.K.M. Zafar Ullah Khan

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Greenstar Social Marketing private-sector activities in PAIMAN project: Process evaluation of Greenstar Social Marketing initiatives to improve and expand maternal and newborn health services and coverage, Munir Afridi

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Guidelines for pilot study on introducing pay-for-performance (P4P) approach to increase utilization of maternal, newborn and child health services in Bangladesh, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Population Council, and UNICEF

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Health Research for Development Initiative in Vietnam (HRDI): Impact evaluation results, Katherine Williams, Meiwita P. Budiharsana, and Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan

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Improving maternal and neonatal health: Measuring the impact of the PAIMAN project in ten districts in Pakistan—A Summary: Comparing baseline and endline survey findings (2005-2010), Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

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Improving maternal and neonatal health: Measuring the impact of the PAIMAN project in ten districts in Pakistan—Comparing baseline and end-line household survey findings (2005-2010), Arshad Mahmood

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Improving quality of health care for gender-based violence victims at health facilities in Viet Nam, Mai Quoc Tung, Meiwita P. Budiharsana, Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan, and Jane H. Patten

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Improving the health care response to gender-based violence: Project evaluation report, Meiwita P. Budiharsana and Mai Quoc Tung

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Increasing appropriate complementary feeding in rural Uttar Pradesh: Implications for behavior change communication, Population Council

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Increasing complete immunization in rural Uttar Pradesh: Implications for behavior change communication, Population Council

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Increasing early and exclusive breastfeeding in rural Uttar Pradesh: Implications for behavior change communication, Population Council

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Increasing institutional delivery and access to emergency obstetric care services in rural Uttar Pradesh: Implications for behavior change communication, Population Council

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Increasing postpartum contraception in rural Uttar Pradesh: Implications for behavior change communication, Population Council

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Increasing the practice of thermal care to prevent newborn hypothermia: Implications for behavior change communication in rural Uttar Pradesh, Population Council

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Initial assessment of community midwives in rural Pakistan, Abdul Wajid, Zubaida Rashid, and Ali M. Mir

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Intégration des Services au Sénégal, Population Council

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Integration of services in Senegal, Population Council