The Private Sector: Key to Reaching Young People with Contraception

As family planning stakeholders look to increase the use of modern contraceptive methods among young people aged 15 to 24, the private health sector presents a significant opportunity to expand access to this group. To prioritize investments in private sector strategies to reach youth, donors and governments need to understand which opportunities offer the greatest potential to reach additional young users of modern methods. This brief uses data from Family Planning 2020’s Core Indicator Estimates and Demographic and Health Surveys to model growth under a few potential scenarios.

Author

Michelle Weinberger and Sean Callahan

Contributor

SHOPS Plus

Published
July 2017
Resource Types
Brief
Health Area
Family Planning
Keywords
condoms
contraceptives
family planning
injectables
intrauterine device
long-acting permanent methods
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