Tuesday, November 19 /
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Unmet Need and Demand for Family Planning- Measurement and Conceptual Issues
Chair: Claire Jensen, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Discussant: Nyovani Madise, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Contraceptives Method Use, Discontinuation and Failure Rates and Their Determinants in Poor Urban Settings in Ghana: An Analysis Using Data from Kumasi in Southern Ghana •
Ayaga Bawah, Regional Institute for Population Studies; Patrick Asuming, University of Ghana; Elizabeth G. Henry , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Caesar Agula, University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies; Charles Asabere, University of Ghana, Regional Institute for Population Studies; Ryoko Sato, Harvard School of Public Health; David Canning, Harvard University; Iqbal Shah, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The Demand for Birth Control: Trends and Regional Patterns •
John B. Casterline, The Ohio State University; Chenyao Zhang, The Ohio State University; Jason R. Thomas, The Ohio State University.
The Impact of Local Supply of Popular Contraceptives on Women’s Unmet Need for Family Planning •
Devon Kristiansen, Minnesota Population Center; Elizabeth Boyle, University of Minnesota; Joseph Svec, Iowa State University.
Women’s Decision-Making regarding Birth Planning in a Rural Site in Kenya and Its Implications for Family Planning Programs •
Francis Obare, Population Council; George Odwe, Population Council
; John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
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