Persistent high fertility in Uganda: young people recount obstacles and enabling factors to use of contraceptives
- Male Knowledge, Attitudes, and Family Planning Practices in Northern Nigeria. Duze, Mustapha C.; Mohammed, Ismaila Z. // African Journal of Reproductive Health;Dec2006, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p53
This paper examines the linkages between socioeconomic characteristics, attitudes, and familial contraceptive use. Past family planning programs in Nigeria have been mainly directed toward women. However, because northern Nigeria (and to a slightly lesser extent all of Nigeria) remains a...
- In Brazil, Women Who Lack Knowledge About Fertility Control Are Those Most Likely to Become Sterilized. Tamkins, T. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p102
Reports that women in Brazil with less knowledge about fertility control are more likely to become sterilized according to survey findings in 1996. Explanation of factors that contribute to the high use of sterilization among Brazilian women; Strength of association between sterilization and...
- Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception. BAILEY, MARTHA J. // Brookings Papers on Economic Activity;Spring2013, p341
This paper assembles new evidence on some of the longerterm benefits of U.S. family planning policies, defined in this paper as those increasing legal or financial access to modern contraceptives. The analysis leverages two large policy changes that occurred during the 1960s and 1970s: first,...
- Family planning services quality as a determinant of use of IUD in Egypt. Hong, Rathavuth; Montana, Livia; Mishra, Vinod // BMC Health Services Research;2006, Vol. 6, p79
Background: Both availability and quality of family planning services are believed to have contributed to increasing contraceptive use and declining fertility rates in developing countries. Yet, there is limited empirical evidence to show the relationship between the quality of family planning...
- Effects of Echeveria gibbiflora on Human Sperm. // Fertility Weekly;1/27/2003, p18
Examines the effects of Echeveria gibbiflora (PFEG) as a male contraceptive agent. Safety profile in terms of general adverse events; Mechanism of action; Behavior of human sperm acting as a sensitive hypotonic model in the presence of PFEG from the aqueous crude extract.
- Removing organs "just in case"--is prophylactic removal of the ovaries a good thing? Clarke, Aileen; Yu Mei Chang; McPherson, Klim // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Mar2006, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p186
This papers highlights the issues and illustrates a research agenda for trying to disentangle the problems of the continuing use of an untested technbology-prophylactic oophorectomy-at the time of hysterectomy.
- Examination of Residual Ovarian Activity. Fauser, B. C. J. M. // Fertility Weekly;10/28/2002, p17
Focuses on issues related to contraception in the Netherlands. Prevalence of oral steroid contraceptive use; Efforts to reduce the adverse effects of contraceptives; Improvement in the compliance while maintaining superior efficacy over non-steroid forms of reversible contraception.
- International Calendar … December 19, 2005. // Fertility Weekly;12/19/2005, p18
The article presents a calendar of events related to fertility to be held between January 2006 to July 2007. The "4th International Egg Donation Conference," will be held during February 4-5, 2006, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On May 3-6, 2006, the "9th Congress of the European Society of...
- Hearing Native Voices: Contraceptive Use in Matemwe Village, East Africa. Keele, Jeremy Joseph; Forste, Renata; Flake, Dallan F. // African Journal of Reproductive Health;Apr2005, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p32
Although fertility declines have been documented in various parts of Africa, fertility rates remain high in Tanzania. Widespread resistance to modern contraception is one factor associated with high fertility in Tanzania. The aim of this study was to identify cultural barriers to modern...