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6 edition of Contraceptive use in Ghana found in the catalog.

Contraceptive use in Ghana

the role of service availability, quality, and price

by Raylynn Oliver

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control clinics -- Ghana -- Utilization.,
    • Contraception -- Ghana.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-46).

      StatementRaylynn Oliver.
      SeriesLSMS working paper,, no. 111
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.G5 O45 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1106470M
      ISBN 100821330209
      LC Control Number94031691

      Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages ) UNICEF's State of the World's Children and Childinfo, United Nations Population Division's World Contraceptive Use, household surveys including Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys.   Contraception, also known as birth control, is simply a method used to prevent pregnancy. It is also commonly called family planning in Ghana. It has been around for ages. However, not all groups of people approve of artificial contraceptives.

      Contraceptive Use in Ghana: The Role of Service Availability, Quality, and Price (Lsms Working Paper) Stephen Addae The History of Western Medicine in Ghana   There is internal heterogeneity in each world region in terms of sub‐regional contraceptive use. For SSA, Figure 1b shows the large difference in average median use levels between Southern Africa and the other sub‐regions. Southern Africa's average median use of modern contraception across five countries for – is percent, with the next highest level ( .

        Ghana endured a series of coups before Lt. Jerry RAWLINGS took power in and banned political parties. After approving a new constitution and restoring multiparty politics in , RAWLINGS won presidential elections in and but was constitutionally prevented from running for a third term in increase contraceptive use. Contraceptive prevalence, modern methods (% of women ages ) in Ghana was as of Its highest value over the past 37 years was in , while its lowest value was in Definition: Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, at least one modern.


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Contraceptive Use in Ghana: The Role of Service Availability, Quality, Cited by: The source of data is the Ghana Living Standards Survey (GLSS). The results suggest that raising levels of female schooling will also raise contraceptive use.

Generally, contraceptive use in Ghana is gradually increasing. For instance, modern contraceptive use has increased from 10 to 22 percent from to while demand satisfaction for modern contraceptives has also risen from 18 to 30 percent within the same period [4].Cited by: 2.

the trend of contraceptive use among women in t heir reproductive age group in Ghana is also not too good.

Generally, contraceptive use in Ghana is gradually increasing. The objective of this study was to determine factors associated with modern contraceptive use and unintended pregnancy among young women and men in Accra, Ghana.

From September-Decemberwe conducted a cross-sectional survey with Cited by: Contraceptive use in Ghana book. The cross-sectional design was used in this study to assess University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) student's knowledge of contraceptives, side effects and personal use of contraceptives.

UGBS is one of Ghana's premiere universities highly recognized and committed for churning out quality graduates in various business-oriented disciplines. You can find contraceptive shots/injectables in Ghana. For example, you can get contraceptive shots/injectables at Marie Stopes Ghana.

For more information, call toll-free for a confidential talk ( 20 85 85) OR WhatsApp (). * You can find contraceptive implants in Ghana.

For example, you can get contraceptive implants at Marie. Introduction. For Ghana, the target contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR), defined as ‘the percentage of currently married women who are currently using a method of contraception’, is 50% by the year 1 However, as of the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS), the estimated rate was % among all women regardless of marital status and % among currently.

Generally, contraceptive use in Ghana is gradually increasing. For instance, modern contraceptive use has increased from 10 to 22 percent from to while demand satisfaction for modern contraceptives has also risen from 18 to 30 percent within the same period [4].

At the same time, approximately, 30 and 42 percent. Introduction: Health workers are invaluable human resources that ensure the unmet contraceptive needs of especially people in developing countries are bridged. Even before their graduation, health profession trainees would be looked up to by society to provide services on contraceptive use.

This study therefore assessed their level of awareness and patronage of contraceptive methods among. When maternal mortality was declared a national emergency across Ghana, the government recognized family planning as a multisectoral issue with benefits beyond health, and took action.

Since the government’s original family planning commitment inthe number of stakeholders who work to expand quality FP services has grown to include both public and private sectors, civil society. Contraceptive Use in Ghana Contraceptive Use by Women in Accra, Ghana: Results from the Accra Women’s Health Survey Richard MK Adanu 1, Joseph D Seffah 2, Allan G Hill 2, Rudolph Darko 3, Rosemary B Duda 4 and John K Anarfi 5 ABSTRACT.

The relationships between selected demographic and socioeconomic variables and current use status of contraception were examined using logistic regression technique.

Information on current contraceptive use was provided by out of currently married women aged 15–49 interviewed in the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey. An effect of the quest to achieve covert contraceptives use is the possibility that women may be compelled to use FP methods that do not necessarily meet their biological needs.

Ghana was one of the first countries in SSA to adopt an explicit comprehensive population policy in This study uses data from the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) of to examine factors determining the continued low levels of contraceptive use in Ghana.

The women currently using efficient contraception are those who have sexual intercourse regularly, who discuss family planning with their partner, whose husbands approve of the. Welcome to the United Nations. Contraceptive use is an important strategy for the prevention of unwanted pregnancy and avoidance of induced abortion.

Of all the contraception methods, emergency contraceptive (EC) offers the last chance to achieve this. However, few studies have documented the use of EC among young people in Ghana.

This study explored knowledge and usage of EC as well as the factors. Add tags for "Contraceptive use in Ghana: the role of service availability, quality, and price". Be the first. WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND FAMILY PLANNING: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE - Volume 49 Issue 6 - Ndola Prata, Ashley Fraser, Megan J.

Huchko, Jessica D. Gipson, Mellissa Withers, Shayna Lewis, Erica J. Ciaraldi, Ushma D. Upadhyay. World Contraceptive data. update This report of the United Nations Population Division presents a concise, descriptive analysis of levels and trends in key family planning indicators from Model-based Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators and the data set World Contraceptive Userepresenting countries or areas.; MDG database The MDG database includes.

10 March | New evidence on the relationship between sexual health and social context finds a strong association between gender equality, education and familyresearchers have created a dataset which brings together national surveys from 74 countries, representing 3 million women.

For the first time, it allows them to describe trends in demand/use of modern contraceptives.CONTRACEPTION /v Acknowledgements The World Health Organization (WHO) would like to thank the author of this paper, Dr R.

Rivera of Family Health International. Contraceptive Use Among Women at Risk for Unintended Pregnancy in the Context of Public Health Emergencies — United States, Increasing access to contraception: resources from the ASTHO Learning Community external icon.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.