The Health Policy Project has ended, but work continues under a new USAID five-year project, Health Policy Plus (HP+).
- The GAP Tool (Brief)
Author(s): Priya Emmart
Primary Language: English
The GAP Tool (Gather, Analyze, and Plan) is a simple Excel-based tool designed to help policymakers, ministry officials, health officials, and advocates understand and plan for the costs associated with expanding family planning (FP) to achieve their country's contraceptive prevalence or fertility goals. This brief provides a brief overview of the benefits of and major steps for applying the GAP Tool and includes highlights from a pilot application of the tool in Ethiopia and Nigeria.