Family planning (Reproductive health)

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Reproductive health topics
    Fact sheets on reproductive health
    WHO guidelines: maternal, reproductive and women’s health
  2. Sexual and reproductive health programs
    WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL)
    WHO | Family planning: a global handbook for providers
    Contraception

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) Resources Numerous documents, some may contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance.
Family Planning & Reproductive Health
CCIH Publications:
Faith Matters: International Family Planning from a Christian Perspective
Getting Contraceptives to Health Facilities: 10 Questions for Community-Based Groups
Love, Children and Family Planning Bible Study Discussion Guide
Briefs on Family Planning
Voices from the Global South
International Family Planning: Christian Actions and Attitudes – A Survey of Christian Connections for International Health Member Organizations, 2008

B. Christian Journal for Global Health (CJGH). Numerous documents, some may contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance:
Family Planning Special Issue July 2017.
Family Planning as a Christian Global Health Agenda
A qualitative study on provider perspectives on the barriers to contraceptive use in Kaliro and Iganga districts, Eastern Central Uganda

II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Global Health: Science & Practice-Dedicated to What Works In Global Health Programs. (Johns Hopkins University & USAID collaboration) Topics  Numerous excellent reports, all open access:
Family Planning and Reproductive Health

B. The Lancet-Global Health
Global Health Series See especially:
Family Planning 2012

Updated: Feb 2018