Strategies for family planning promotion

P. T. Piotrow, K. A. Treiman, J. G. Rimon, S. H. Yun, B. V. Lozare

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This paper recommends appropriate steps for designing effective information, education and communication (IEC) programs. It also considers the following program issues for donor agencies in the 1990s: building institutional capacity and getting immediate results; building in-country technical skills through technical assistance and the use of intermediary organizations; linking IEC and family planning services; using private-sector expertise; handling opposition and controversy; and supporting IEC at a realistic level. The paper provides detailed recommendations on these issues based upon lessons learnt and the authors' experiences. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalWorld Bank Technical Paper
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Development


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