Should Eliminating Unmet Need for Contraception Continue to Be a Program Priority?

Jain, Anrudh
January 1999
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jan99 Supplement, pS39
Academic Journal
Looks into the wisdom of prioritizing meeting the contraceptive needs to ensure the success of family planning programs worldwide. Determination of the success of family planning programs in satisfying unmet need and averting unintended pregnancies; Alternatives to catering to women's total contraceptive needs.


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