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Innovations in Family Planning
Case Studies from India


© 2015 | 292 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

A compendium of successful case studies of FAMILY PLANNING implementation in India

This is the first book on innovations in family planning service delivery in the country which is of particular contemporary relevance, both nationally and globally.It features innovative case studies of family planning from India which have demonstrated impact and are sustainable and scalable. These cases contribute to the approaches of problem solving, enhancing quality family planning care at the grass-roots level and influence future directions of the programme. The book facilitates advocacy, strengthening programme design and enhancing competency as well as orienting the healthcare system to support these efforts.

This is an important book for programme planners, policy makers and researchers.

K. Srinath Reddy
Foreword
 
Acknowledgements
Jay Satia
Introduction to Innovations in Family Planning: Case Studies from India
Commentary: Fredrica Meijer and Anchita Patil
Section I: INTEGRATING SERVICES AND COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMMES
Nirmala Mishra and Sheetal Bishnoi
Ananya: An Integrated Approach to Achieve Health for all in Bihar
Jay Satia And Kavita Chauhan
Urban Health Initiative: A Comprehensive Intervention to Address Family Planning Needs of the Urban Poor in Uttar Pradesh
Commentary: Arvind Mathur
Section II: IMPROVING IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES
Jay Satia
Quality of Care Through Quality Assurance Systems: The Government of Maharashtra Experience
Kavita Chauhan
Reproductive Health Commodities Logistics Management Information System: Streamlining Supply Chain of Contraceptives in Odisha
Kavita Chauhan
Repositioning Family Planning: Strengthening Services within the Primary Healthcare Centres in Karnataka
Commentary: Poonam Muttreja
Section III: ENHANCING PRIVATE SECTOR ROLE
Nirmala Mishra
Social Franchising: Experiences of Janani and Merrygold Health Network
Madhuri Dutta
Door-To-Door Contraceptive Distribution in Assam
Commentary: Anjali Sen and Jameel Zameer
Section IV: INCREASING ACCESS, AVAILABILITY AND QUALITY OF SERVICES FOR SPECIFIC METHODS
Aruna Bhattacharya
The Depot Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (DIMPA) Story
Aruna Bhattacharya
“Mind The Gap” - Birth Spacing with Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device
Aruna Bhattacharya, Aparajita Gogoi, Nalin Tiwary and Elizabeth Salazar
Fertility Awareness-Based Methods: Promoting SDM and LAM in Jharkhand
Aruna Bhattacharya
Family Planning and Men: Respond Project on Scaling Up of Non-Scalpel Vasectomy
Commentary: M. E. Khan
Section V: CREATING AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT THROUGH ADVOCACY
Jay Satia
Advocating Reproductive Choices: Catalysing Stakeholder Engagement for Repositioning Family Planning
Commentary: Jyoti Vajpayee
Section VI: CREATING DEMAND THROUGH BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION, AWARENESS GENERATION AND INCENTIVES
Nirmala Mishra
Odisha Urban Reproductive Health Project: Mobilizing People’s Participation to Address Community Health Needs
Kavita Chauhan and Madhuri Dutta
PEHEL: Addressing Women’s Health in Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh
Kavita Chauhan
Innovations in Family Planning Services: Creating Demand for Family Planning in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand
Commentary: Gita Pillai and Alexandra Dunberger
Section VII: MEETING THE CONTRACEPTIVE NEEDS OF SPECIAL GROUPS
Sheetal Bishnoi
Addressing the Needs of Young People: Empowerment through Life Skills Education and Counselling
 
Appendix: National Consultation on Meeting People’s Family Planning Needs to Achieve FP2020 Goals within the RMNCH+A Framework
 
Index

It is in this context that Innovations in Family Planning can act as an important tool for programme planners, policymakers and researchers. It is a first of its kind study of innovations in family planning service delivery in the country…the book is a benchmark for further studies, developmental projects and governmental policymaking.

Civil Society,
July 2016

The book, by stressing innovations and analyzing their challenges. Encourages more effective grassroots level implementation of healthcare related policies by learning particular experiences and adapting them to suit specific contexts…thus, [it] can serve as an important document for anyone involved in programming planning, health policy formulation, healthcare service delivery and programme implementation.

Economic and Political Weekly, 13 August, 2016

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ISBN: 9789351503644