The Health Policy Project has ended, but work continues under a new USAID five-year project, Health Policy Plus (HP+).
Author(s): Dr. R.K. Srivastava, Dr. Honey Tanwar, Dr. Priyanka Singh, and Dr. B.C. Patro
Primary Language: English
Injectable contraception has been available in the private sector in India since 1986, but is not accessible to public sector clients. With support from the USAID-funded Health Policy Project, the Policy Unit of the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare conducted a stakeholder analyses to understand the barriers to introducing injectables in the package of methods available through the public sector. This descriptive brief combines primary and secondary data to provide a status update and policy analysis to stakeholders advocating for policy change to expand the basket of contraception in the public sector.