Sources of Family Planning: Uganda

Four out of ten modern contraceptive users in Uganda obtain their method from the private sector. Understanding where women acquire their family planning methods is important to increase access to modern contraception and catalyze efforts to meet Uganda’s Family Planning 2020 commitments and Health Sector Development Plan goals. This brief presents a secondary analysis of the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey to describe where modern contraceptive users obtain their methods and to examine the contribution of the private sector to family planning.

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Author

SHOPS Plus 

Contributor

SHOPS Plus

Published
November 2018
Resource Types
Brief
Country
Malawi
Technical Area
Total Market Approach
Health Area
Family Planning
Keywords
condoms
contraceptives
injectables
long-acting permanent methods
oral contraception
pharmacies
Sub-Saharan Africa
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