family planning


This video summarizes the evidence from FHI 360’s review of 97 resources. FHI 360 identified evidence pertaining to the rationale for integrating family planning and HIV; facilitators of and barriers to successful integration; the impact of integrated FP/HIV services; and recommendations to advance effective delivery of integrated services.

Journal Article

This paper aims to identify, organize and provide a synthesis of existing training resource materials for community health workers in different components of sexual and reproductive health and maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health as well as to determine gaps and opportunities and inform efforts to avoid duplication and harmonize approaches to training.


This infographic is designed to show key family planning indicators and indicators for access, equity, quality, and choice for households in Ethiopia using family planning services from January to March 2014.


This initiative saves the lives of women, children, and newborns in Nigeria by building a movement of Champions advocating for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). They invest in Nigerian advocates and organizations that are championing change and leading the fight for healthy mothers, children, and families.


This report explores the intersection of faith and family planning discussing, the diverse and extensive work of faith-inspired organizations (FIOs) and faith leaders in family planning efforts throughout developing nations, as well as the ways in which faith can affect family planning policy.


This study examined factors related to community health workers (CHWs) motivation and level of activity in three family planning programs in Uganda. In the face of global health worker shortages, CHWs are an important health care delivery strategy for underserved populations. In Uganda, community-based programs often use volunteer CHWs to extend services, including family planning, in rural areas.


This brief summarizes recommendations for reducing gender-related barriers to microbicide access and use, based on analyses in Kenya and South Africa.

Journal Article

This journal article’s objective is to evaluate the acceptability, information access, and potential behavioral impact of providing contraception information via text message on mobile phones to young people in Kenya.

Journal Article

This article discusses the reasons why faith-based organizations have been promoting family planning services in the developing world.


This publication from USAID contains 10 easy-to-read chapters on important FP topics such as delaying first pregnancy, spacing pregnancies, understanding fertility, and FP methods, with special chapters focused on unmarried youth and HIV/AIDS.