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Achieving the MDGs in Malawi:The Contribution of Family Planning and FP2020 Goals
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Author(s): Health Policy Project

Primary Language: English

Date: 9/30/2014


This USAID-funded Health Policy Project analysis summarizes how one strategy— reducing the unmet need for family planning in line with Malawi’s FP2020 goals—can make achieving and sustaining the MDGs more affordable in Malawi, in addition to directly contributing to the goals of reducing child mortality and improving maternal health. Calculations show that for every dollar invested in family planning between 2013 and 2025, the government of Malawi could save five dollars in other social services such as education, immunization, malaria, maternal health, and water and sanitation.

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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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