Delivering high-quality family planning services in crisis-affected settings II: results.
Bottom Line: An estimated 43 million women of reproductive age experienced the effects of conflict in 2012.This article presents data on program results from July 2011 to December 2013 from the 5 countries.These results to date suggest that it is feasible to work with the public sector in fragile, crisis-affected states to deliver a wide range of quality family planning services, to do so rapidly, and to see a dramatic increase in the percentage of users choosing long-acting reversible methods.
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Mentions: In all 4 countries that offer IUDs, use of IUDs has comprised a larger share of the method mix over time. For example, IUDs as a percentage of total new users has shifted in the DRC from 11.3% in the first 6 months of project activities to 28.2% in the most recent 6 months, and from 1% to 18% in Chad. In Mali, the share of IUDs has increased only slightly, from 6.2% to 6.8%. In Pakistan, IUDs represented a higher percentage of total new users initially than in other countries, at 23.0%, but the share has still increased to 28.8% (Figure 4).