3 edition of Effort indices for national family planning programs, 1999 cycle found in the catalog.
Effort indices for national family planning programs, 1999 cycle
Ross, John A.
by MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-32).
|Statement||John Ross and John Stover.|
|Genre||Cross-cultural studies, Statistics.|
|Series||Working paper series ;, WP-00-20, MEASURE Evaluation working papers ;, WP-00-20.|
|Contributions||Stover, John., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. MEASURE Evaluation.|
|LC Classifications||HQ766 .R66 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||39 p. :|
|Number of Pages||39|
|LC Control Number||2001330463|
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The Family Planning Program Effort Index: Cycle Article (PDF Available) in International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 27(3) September with 31 Reads.
The Family Planning Program Effort Index was begun aroundwhen many developing countries had established large-scale programs to reduce fertility or to extend contraceptive services and information for other Effort indices for national family planning programs.
Some of these programs existed in name only, while others were fully operational, covering a large proportion of the population in their respective. The Family Planning Program Effort Index: Cycle By John Ross and John Stover T he Family Planning Program Effort Index was begun aroundwhen many developing countries had established large-scale programs to reduce fertility or to extend contraceptive services and information for other reasons.
Some of these programs existed in name. National programs to provide family planning to large populations began in the mids and have since been established in most developing countries.
Assessments of the types and levels of effort of such programs were first conducted infollowed by periodic repetitions in, and –3 This unique series, termed the Family Planning Effort. Title(s): Effort indices for national family planning programs, cycle/ John Ross and John Stover.
Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC: MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina,  Description: 39 p.: ill. The results for the Family Planning Program Effort Index have generally coincided with qualitative assessments of "how good a family planning program is" in a given country.
For example, the scores indicate that in a quarter of the world's population lived in countries with very weak or no FP programs. Ross JA and Stover J, The Family Planning Program Effort Index: cycle, International Family Planning Perspectives,27(3)– 4.
Lapham RJ and Mauldin WP, Family planning program effort and birthrate decline in developing countries, International Family Planning Perspectives,10(4)– 5. Family Planning Program Effort Index. Definition: This indicator is a score measuring the strength of the national family planning (FP) program of a given country on four dimensions (policies, services, evaluation, and method access).
The score has a potential range of points, based on points for each of 30 items. Data Requirements. Objectives: To measure levels and types of effort for national maternal and neonatal health programs in 55 developing countries, inas a replication of a study.
Methods: Thirteen components of program effort were covered, based on 81 items in questionnaires completed by 10–25 expert respondents in each country.
Results: With % representing maximum effort, the international. Family planning in India is based on efforts largely sponsored by the Indian –, contraceptive usage has more than tripled (from 13% of married women in to 48% in ) and the fertility rate has more than halved (from in to in ), but the national fertility rate in absolute numbers remains high, causing concern for long-term population growth.
Welcome to the programmatic area on family planning (FP) core indicators within MEASURE Evaluation’s Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database. This is one of the subareas found in the family planning section of the database. All indicators for this area include a definition, data requirements, data source(s), purpose, issues and—if relevant—gender implications.
In America, although the birth control movement did not take hold until the 20th century, the s were an important time for family planning. Ina white American woman bore an average of children. Bythat number wasand byit had plummeted to Clearly, Americans had to have been practicing family planning.
The present article provides an updated analysis of several features of that study by using theand rounds of the Family Planning Effort scores, described below. All rounds of the Family Planning Programme Effort scores measured access to the IUD, pill, male and female sterilization and the condom.
and OPA’s Title X Family Planning Program (7) has served as the national leader in direct family planning service delivery since the Title X program was established in This report provides recommendations for providing care to. clients of reproductive age who are in need of family planning.
for voluntary family planning programs are needed: • Chapter one—explaining the neglect of family planning programs since the mids—argues for a reinvestment in publicly funded family planning pro-grams and presents new evidence on fertility decline and its economic and health benefits.
monitor the impact of family planning programs and to strengthen accountability for the implementation of financial, policy, and programming commitments. Core indicators were selected, corresponding baseline data was collated, tracking of family planning expenditures was improved, and electronic data collection was launched in select countries.
Tables 3 – 5 show little convergence despite European Union efforts to influence national family policy. 6 Rather, they show considerable variation in (the changes in) expenditure on the three family policy programs.
For instance, looking at change per year in –, Table 3 shows that family allowances have increased in most countries, most strongly in Ireland, but have decreased in. The 5th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) from October will convene some high-level policy-makers, scientists, researchers, programme managers, civic leaders, youth, and diverse organisations from over countries around the world to share their best research and practices and to use their knowledge to expand access to family planning services.
This study presents findings from a systematic review of evaluations of family planning interventions published between and Studies that used an experimental or quasi-experimental design or had another way to attribute program exposure to observed changes in fertility or family planning outcomes at the individual or population levels were included and ranked by strength of evidence.
Family planning services are defined as "educational, comprehensive medical or social activities which enable individuals, including minors, to determine freely the number and spacing of their children and to select the means by which this may be achieved".
Family planning may involve consideration of the number of children a woman wishes to have, including the choice to have no children, as. Achievements in Public Health, Family Planning. During the 20th century, the hallmark of family planning in the United States has been the ability to achieve desired birth spacing and family size ().Fertility decreased as couples chose to have fewer children; concurrently, child mortality declined, people moved from farms to cities, and the age at marriage increased (1).National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association.
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