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Maternal, Child Health and Family Planning
Children are most at risk for diarrhea, thus targeting women in Ghana under 30 (mothers or potential mothers) and getting information to them is key. Our research can identify how to share health messages with this group. See Case Study
Engaging and informing young women about maternal and child health (MCH) is crucial to achieving the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals by the 2015 target date. But what are the best conduits to use for reaching this important and vulnerable target population? Here we mine the survey data to produce four key lessons on how development practitioners can best interact with young women in Zambia.
Information Gathering On Family Planning And Maternal & Child Health (FP-MCH) in Zambia, with a focus on reproductive-age women
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Senegal is experimenting with radio as a means to educate listeners about family planning and other public health issues. Two radio programs are being broadcast with careful attention to covering stories that affect people’s everyday lives.
A pilot project in Nairobi focuses on increasing awareness about family planning options. Using their mobile phone, Kenyans can now get information about contraception and other reproductive issues.