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Submissions from 2021

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Muslim men's perceptions and attitudes on family planning: A qualitative study in Wajir and Lamu counties in Kenya, Batula Abdi, Jerry Okal, Gamal I. Serour, and Marleen Temmerman

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Understanding community health worker incentive preferences in Uganda using a discrete choice experiment, Smisha Agarwal, Timothy Abuya, Richard Kintu, Daniel Mwanga, Melvin Obadha, Shivani Pandya, and Charlotte E. Warren

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Editorial: Advancing community health measurement, policy, and practice, Benjamin Bellows and Charlotte E. Warren

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The validity of women's reports of family planning service quality in Cambodia and Kenya, Ann K. Blanc, Katharine McCarthy, Charlotte E. Warren, Ashish Bajracharya, and Benjamin Bellows

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Diet diversity among pregnant women and young children—Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Health and ideations of married female adolescents, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Increasing modern contraceptive use among women in Kebbi State, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Increasing modern contraceptive use among women in Sokoto State, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Increasing modern contraceptive use among women in Zamfara State, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Karfafa amfani da kwayoyin hana daukar ciki na zamani a tsakanin mata a jihar Kebbi, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Karfafa amfani da kwayoyin hana daukar ciki na zamani a tsakanin mata a jihar Sokoto, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Karfafa amfani da kwayoyin hana daukar ciki na zamani a tsakanin mata a jihar Zamfara, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Listen Up! How can social and behavior change programming improve reproductive health and family planning behaviors of out-of-school youth in the Philippines?, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Strengthening social and behavior change measurement in the RISE II Program, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Harnessing the power of partnership to advance reproductive health and rights, Julia Bunting and Régine Sitruk-Ware

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A comparative analysis of the availability of family planning services in the social franchise and non-franchise private health facilities in Kajiado County, Kenya, Milka Choge, Kenneth Ngure, Elizabeth Echoka, and Timothy Abuya

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How does the sex composition of children affect men's higher ideal family size preference relative to women and contraceptive use patterns among couples? A cross-sectional analysis of dyadic couple's data in India, Arnab Dey, Rajib Acharya, Shweta Tomar, Jay G. Silverman, and Anita Raj

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Male–female concordance in reported involvement of women in contraceptive decision-making and its association with modern contraceptive use among couples in rural Maharashtra, India, Anvita Dixit, Nicole E. Johns, Mohan Ghule, Madhusudana Battala, Shahina Begum, Jennifer Yore, Niranjan Saggurti, Jay G. Silverman, Elizabeth Reed, Tarik Benmarhnia, Sarah Averbach, and Anita Raj

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The role of unintended pregnancy in internalized stigma among women living with HIV in Kenya, Sara Chace Dwyer, Aparna Jain, Wilson Liambila, and Charlotte E. Warren

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Operationalized indicators: Integrating community health worker and client views to assess community health systems, Frontline Health Project

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Using evidence to advocate for the professional growth of community health workers in Bangladesh, Frontline Health Project

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Family planning for urban slums in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review of interventions/service delivery models and their impact, John Ganle, Leonard Baatiema, Paul Ayamah, Charlotte Abra, Esime Ofori, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, and Augustine Ankomah

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Mass media exposure and use of reversible modern contraceptives among married women in India: An analysis of the NFHS 2015–16 data, Ranjita Ghosh, Arupendra Mozumdar, Aparajita Chattopadhyay, and Rajib Acharya

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Development and validation of a multi-dimensional scale to assess community health worker motivation, Ann Gottert, Tracy McClair, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Sina Pascal Dakouo, Timothy Abuya, Karen Kirk, Benjamin Bellows, Smisha Agarwal, Sarah Kennedy, Charlotte E. Warren, and Pooja Sripad

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Addressing contraceptive needs exacerbated by COVID-19: A call for increasing choice and access to self-managed methods, Lisa Haddad, Saumya RamaRao, Avishek Hazra, Harriet Birungi, and James Sailer

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Contraceptive technologies: Looking ahead to new approaches to increase options for family planning, Lisa Haddad, John Townsend, and Régine Sitruk-Ware

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Commentary: Does Twitter have a role in family planning in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs)?, Denise Harrison, Saumya RamaRao, Dinesh Vijeyakumar, James McKinnon, Kristina Brown, and Stanley J. Mierzwa

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Measuring quality of care at the community level using the contraceptive method information index plus and client reported experience metrics in Bangladesh, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Pooja Sripad, Brady Zieman, Shongkour Roy, Sarah Kennedy, Md. Irfan Hossain, and Benjamin Bellows

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Understanding family planning outcomes in northwestern Nigeria: Analysis and modeling of social and behavior change factors, Paul Hutchinson, Udochisom Anaba, Dele Abegunde, Mathew Okoh, Paul C. Hewett, and Emily White Johansson

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Not all women who experience side effects discontinue their contraceptive method: Insights from a longitudinal study in India, Aparna Jain, Sara Chace Dwyer, Arupendra Mozumdar, and Elizabeth Tobey

Using the Gender and Power Metrics Database—A Research Skills Workshop, Leah Jarvis, Katey Peck, and Elizabeth Tobey

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Introduction of digital reporting platform to integrate community-level data into health information systems is feasible and acceptable among various community health stakeholders: A mixed-methods pilot study in Mopti, Mali, Karen Kirk, Tracy McClair, Sina Pascal Dakouo, Timothy Abuya, and Pooja Sripad

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The Client Empowerment in Community Health Systems Scale: Development and validation in three countries, Tracy McClair, Pooja Sripad, Alain Casseus, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Timothy Abuya, and Ann Gottert

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Why women do not use contraceptives: Exploring the role of male out-migration, Saradiya Mukherjee, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Spatial heterogeneity in discontinuation of modern spacing method in districts of India, Soumya Ranjan Nayak, Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, and Umakanta Sahoo

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Method-specific beliefs and subsequent contraceptive method choice: Results from a longitudinal study in urban and rural Kenya, George Odwe, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Francis Obare Onyango, Kazuyo Machiyama, and John C. Cleland

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Helping family planning clients self-assess HIV vulnerability: User testing a waiting area chatbot in Zambia, Population Council

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Contraception methods used among women with HIV starting antiretroviral therapy in a large United States clinical trial, 2009–2011, Anandi N. Sheth, Christine D. Angert, Lisa Haddad, C. Christina Mehta, and Susan E. Cohn

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"Eternally restarting" or "a branch line of continuity"? Exploring consequences of external shocks on community health systems in Haiti, Pooja Sripad, Alain Casseus, Sarah Kennedy, Benito Isaac, Kenia Vissieres, Charlotte E. Warren, and Ralph Ternier

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Measuring client trust in community health workers: A multi-country validation study, Pooja Sripad, Tracy McClair, Alain Casseus, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Timothy Abuya, and Ann Gottert

Workplace health program intervention in Port Said, Egypt, The Evidence Project

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IntegratE Project results: Family planning knowledge and quality of care received from community pharmacists and patent and proprietary medicine vendors, The IntegratE Project

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Perceptions of community pharmacists, patent and proprietary medicine vendors, and their clients regarding quality of family planning services: The IntegratE Project, The IntegratE Project

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Women's perceptions on the effects of COVID-19 on access and use of private sector family planning services in Nigeria: The IntegratE Project, The IntegratE Project

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Lessons from Ghana to inform DMPA-SC safe storage and disposal, Elizabeth Tobey, Katey Peck, Dela Nai, Leah Jarvis, and Michelle J. Hindin

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Community-based postnatal care services for women and newborns in Kenya: An opportunity to improve quality and access?, Brady Zieman, Timothy Abuya, Daniel Mwanga, John Wanyungu, Charlotte E. Warren, and Pooja Sripad

Submissions from 2020

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Fertility preferences and behaviors among younger cohorts in Egypt: Recent trends, correlates, and prospects for change, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Shadia Attia, Nourhan Bader, Rania Roushdy, Shatha El-Nakib, and Doaa Oraby

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Policy brief: Fertility preferences and behaviors among younger cohorts in Egypt: Recent trends, correlates, and prospects for change [Arabic], Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Shadia Attia, Nourhan Bader, Rania Roushdy, Shatha El-Nakib, and Doaa Oraby

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Two implementation models of workers' health education programs in Egypt: What works? What doesn't work?, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Norhan Bader, Elizabeth Tobey, and Aparna Jain

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“Children are a blessing from God” – A qualitative study exploring the socio-cultural factors influencing contraceptive use in two Muslim communities in Kenya, Batula Abdi, Jerry Okal, Gamal I. Serour, and Marleen Temmerman

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ADVICE: Global landscaping of family planning decision support tools, Benjamin Bellows

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Best Bets: Vouchers for Rights-based, Voluntary Family Planning—International evidence on financing of family planning, Benjamin Bellows, Moazzam Ali, and Ali M. Mir

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Opinion: Ensure access to high-quality abortion care during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Kelly Blanchard and Thoai Ngo

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Women’s and girls’ experiences of reproductive coercion and opportunities for intervention in family planning clinics in Nairobi, Kenya: A qualitative study, Sabrina Boyce, Jasmine Uysal, Stephanie M. DeLong, Nicole Carter, Chi-Chi Undie, Wilson Liambila, Seri Wendoh, and Jay G. Silverman

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Breastfeeding: Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change research, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Care-seeking and treatment for sick children—Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Des données probantes pour façonner le changement social et comportemental en matière de planification familiale en Afrique de l’Ouest francophone, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Documenting lessons from an integrated social and behavior change program linked to integrated health services in Zambia, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Evidence to inform social and behavior change for family planning in francophone West Africa, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investing in social and behavior change is cost-effective for increasing modern contraceptive use in Niger, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investing in social and behavior change is cost-effective for increasing modern contraceptive use in Togo, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investir dans le changement social et comportemental est rentable pour augmenter l'utilisation de la contraception moderne au Niger, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Investir dans le changement social et comportemental est rentable pour augmenter l'utilisation de la contraception moderne au Togo, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Malaria: Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Pregnancy and childbirth: Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Routine childhood immunization—Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Twelve recommended social and behavior change indicators for family planning, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Improving reproductive health and family planning outcomes among out-of-school adolescents and youth in the Philippines, Breakthrough RESEARCH and De La Salle University

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Measuring service quality and assessing its relationship to contraceptive discontinuation: A prospective cohort study in Pakistan and Uganda, Karen T. Chang, Nirali M. Chakraborty, Amanda Kalamar, Waqas Hameed, Benjamin Bellows, Karen A. Grépin, Xaher Gul, Sarah E.K. Bradley, Lynn M. Atuyambe, and Dominic Montagu

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Contraceptive use and its effect on Indian women's empowerment: Evidence from the National Family Health Survey-4, Biplab Dhak, Niranjan Saggurti, and Faujdar Ram

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Increasing role of abstinence and infecundity in non-use of contraceptive methods in India, Preeti Dhillon, Govind Singh, Faujdar Ram, Pradeep Kumar, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Renforcement du suivi et de l'evaluation des changements sociaux et comportementaux pour le planning familial en Afrique de l'Ouest francophone, Leanne Dougherty, Martha Silva, and Kathryn Spielman

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Strengthening social and behavior change monitoring and evaluation for family planning in francophone West Africa, Leanne Dougherty, Martha Silva, and Kathryn Spielman

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Strengthening social and behavior change monitoring and evaluation for family planning in Francophone West Africa, Leanne Dougherty, Martha Silva, and Kathryn Spielman

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Gender integration in social and behavior change, Debora B. Freitas Lopez, Sanyukta Mathur, Haley Brightman, Kathryn Berryman, and Kamden Hoffmann

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Trends in family planning services in Bangladesh before, during and after COVID-19 lockdowns: Evidence from national routine service data, Md. Irfan Hossain, Md. Saddam Hossain, Sigma Ainul, Md. Kamruzzaman Bhuiyan, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Ubaidur Rob, and Ashish Bajracharya

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Editorial: The 6th International IUD Symposium, David Hubacher, James Sailer, Carolyn Westhoff, and IUD Symposium Organizing Committee

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Measurement that matters: Understanding quality of care from clients’ perspectives, Leah Jarvis, Katey Peck, Sara Chace Dwyer, Erika Martin, and Aparna Jain

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Behavioral Sentinel Surveillance Survey in Nigeria, Emily White Johansson, Paul Hutchinson, Elizabeth Omoluabi, Akanni Akinyemi, Andrea Smith, J. Clint Welty, Udochisom Anaba, Dominique Meekers, Alejandra Leyton, Dele Abegunde, and Paul C. Hewett

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Validation of the Interpersonal Quality of Family Planning Scale in a rural Indian setting, Nicole E. Johns, Anvita Dixit, Mohan Ghule, Shahina Begum, Madhusudana Battala, Gennifer Kully, Jay G. Silverman, Christine Dehlendorf, Anita Raj, and Sarah Averbach

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Quality of care in sterilization services at the public health facilities in India: A multilevel analysis, Vinod Joseph K.J., Arupendra Mozumdar, Hemkhothang Lhungdim, and Rajib Acharya

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Reproductive health care in the time of COVID-19: Perspectives of poor women and service providers from Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Iram Kamran, Tahira Parveen, Rehan M. Niazi, and Irfan Masood

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Best Bets for Accelerating Family Planning in Pakistan: Inducting men, sharing responsibility, Kiren Khan and Zeba Sathar

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Infection prevention preparedness and practices for female sterilization services within primary care facilities in Northern India, Abhishek Kumar, Abhishek Gautam, Arnab Dey, Ruhi Saith, U Uttamacharya, Pranita Achyut, Vandana Gautam, Dinesh Agarwal, Amit Chakraverty, Arupendra Mozumdar, Kumudha Aruldas, Ravi K. Verma, Priya Nanda, Suneeta Krishnan, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Health workers' outreach and intention to use contraceptives among married women in India, Abhishek Kumar, Anrudh K. Jain, Faujdar Ram, Rajib Acharya, Ankita Shukla, Arupendra Mozumdar, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Challenges experienced by clients undergoing assisted reproductive technology in Ghana: An exploratory descriptive study, Josephine M. Kyei, Abubakar Manu, Agnes M. Kotoh, Salima Meherali, and Augustine Ankomah

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Implementation process brief: Integrated family planning and HIV services at the community level in Kenya, Wilson Liambila, Sara Chace Dwyer, Charlotte E. Warren, Aparna Jain, Melsa Lutomia, Jane Loech, and Elizabeth Washika

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Migration and family planning in the state with highest total fertility rate in India, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Niranjan Saggurti, Raman Mishra, Monika Walia, and Saradiya Mukherjee

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Best Bets for Accelerating Family Planning in Pakistan: Invest in community health workers, Ali M. Mir and Kiren Khan

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The benefits and limitations of donating new contraceptive technology: The case of the International Contraceptive Access (ICA) Foundation and the LNG IUS Program in Brazil, Laura Miranda, John Townsend, Anibal Faundes, and Luis Bahamondes

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Pattern and correlates of out-of-pocket payment (OOP) on female sterilization in India, 1990–2014, Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, Suyash Mishra, Sayantani Chatterjee, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Contraceptive use dynamics in India: A prospective cohort study of modern reversible contraceptive users, Arupendra Mozumdar, Elizabeth Tobey, Kumudha Aruldas, Rajib Acharya, and Aparna Jain

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Introduction of DMPA-SC self-injection in Ghana: A feasibility and acceptability study using Sayana® Press, Dela Nai, Patrick Aboagye, Kamil Fuseini, Elizabeth Tobey, Aparna Jain, Nora Maresh, and Rebecca Fertziger

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Balanced Counseling Strategy Plus (BCS +) in family planning consultations, Charity Ndwiga

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Exploring the demand‐side factors associated with the use of implants in Kenya, Francis Obare, Joyce Mumah, George Odwe, Kazuyo Machiyama, and John C. Cleland

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Challenges and opportunities for effective contraceptive counselling in a low-resource setting: Insights from a qualitative study in western Kenya, Francis Obare, George Odwe, and John C. Cleland

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Factors influencing women's decisions regarding birth planning in a rural setting in Kenya and their implications for family planning programmes, Francis Obare, George Odwe, and John C. Cleland

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Men’s needs and women’s fears: Gender-related power dynamics in contraceptive use and coping with consequences in a rural setting in Kenya, Francis Obare, George Odwe, and John C. Cleland

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Which contraceptive side effects matter most? Evidence from current and past users of injectables and implants in Western Kenya, George Odwe, Francis Obare, Kazuyo Machiyama, and John C. Cleland

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Opportunities and challenges of delivering postabortion care and postpartum family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic, Anne Pfitzer, Eva Lathrop, Alison Bodenheimer, Saumya RamaRao, Megan Christofield, Patricia MacDonald, Bethany Arnold, Neeta Bhatnagar, Erin Mielke, and Meridith Mikulich