Reproductive health care: Services oriented to couples

Stan Becker, J. Courtland Robinson

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Historically, the combination of women's rights to care, population concerns and the development of female-oriented contraceptive methods resulted in family planning programs focusing on women's contraceptive needs and little else. The 1994 United Nations Population Conference in Cairo called for an expansion of programs to cover reproductive health in its broadest interpretation. As this concept has developed and been put into practice it has become evident that a key element in reproductive health services should be the inclusion of the sexually active couple.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-281
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 1998


  • Couples
  • Reproductive health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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