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Injectable Contraceptives to Expand the Basket of Choice under India’s Family Planning Programme: An Update
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Author(s): Dr. R.K. Srivastava, Dr. Honey Tanwar, Dr. Priyanka Singh, and Dr. B.C. Patro

Primary Language: English

Date: 9/11/2012


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.


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The Health Policy Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00067, beginning September 30, 2010. The project's HIV-related activities are supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It is implemented by Futures Group, in collaboration with Plan International USA, Avenir Health (previously Futures Institute), Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Population Reference Bureau (PRB), RTI International, and White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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