A strategic assessment of family planning in Afghanistan.

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Ministry of Public Health, World Health Organization , [Kabul?]
ContributionsAfghanistan. Vizārat-i Ṣiḥhiyah, World Health Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22680909M
LC Control Number2008344790

Afghanistan has finalized its Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent (RMNCAH) strategy as well as the Costed Implementation Plan () for family planning.

Afghanistan has made strides since making its first FP commitment in by increasing the number of public health facilities offering family planning and. Achieving success with family planning in rural Afghanistan Douglas Huber a, Nika Saeedi b & Abdul Khalil Samadi c.

Management Sciences for Health, Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA,United States of America. Early Recovery Team, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, United Nations Development Programme, Kabul, Afghanistan. Perception about desired family size.

The majority of the married women, husbands and mothers-in-law perceived a bigger family as desirable. There were four reasons why they supported the idea and practice of having many children: 1) to be happy (‘It is better to have more children because they are the fruits of paradise and give us happiness’, a year-old married woman of reproductive Cited by: 2.

Use of family planning to space births is increasingly culturally acceptable among families in Afghanistan (6,(13)(14)(15) (16). When programs are introduced in partnership with and with the. United States is trying to accomplish in Afghanistan and how it is pursuing those objectives, the paper provides an assessment of the strategy.

The assessment focuses primarily on whether or not the United States has achieved its strategic objectives. It describes, in broad terms, the United States’ strategic successes and failures in. Each month, FP’s newsletter addresses a new theme: data, access, young people – the hot topics that drive this family planning partnership.

La majorité des informations disponibles sur l'Afghanistan sont disponibles en anglais. This book is printed on paper suitable for recycling and APPENDIX A: A FAMILY BUSINESS ASSESSMENT APPENDIX B: FAMILY BUSINESS COMMUNICATION QUESTIONNAIRE Keeping was the first book to encourage strategic planning for family businesses.

It was a landmark in helping to shape the field of family. WFP is well placed to help Afghanistan implement several of the main recommendations of the strategic review through this country strategic plan.

The overarching goal of the plan is to support the country to achieve zero hunger by in a manner that contributes, wherever possible, to the broader, longer-term transition to peace and development. In this article, we examine the role that formal strategic planning plays in determining the success of strategy implementation in a set of more than public service organizations from Canada.

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Challenges and Successes in Family Planning in Afghanistan From toManagement Sciences for Health carried out technical assistance, systems development, capacity building, and applied research through the USAID-funded Rural Expan-sion of Afghanistan’s Community-based Healthcare (REACH) Program, and, from to Achieving success with family planning in rural Afghanistan.

Huber D(1), Saeedi N, Samadi AK. Author information: (1)Management Sciences for Health, Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA,USA.

[email protected] PROBLEM: Afghan women have one of the world's highest lifetime risks of maternal death. Some of the best books out there about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

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legislative and planning initiatives have been undertaken and/or are ongoing. Training needs assessment has been completed at a strategic level but concrete engagement and curriculum development with Ministry of Education, Ministry of Higher Education and vocational training plans is required to ensure deeper integration of biodiversity into formal.

Through a secondary analysis of the Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey, the brief explains where married modern contraceptive users obtain their method and examines the contribution of the private sector to family planning in Afghanistan.

the quality of family planning services and maximize people’s access to them.

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It can help family planning providers to assist clients choosing a family planning method, to support effective use, and to solve clients’ problems. Managers and trainers can use this book, too. While this handbook covers many topics, 4 overall themes emerge: 1.

achieve Afghanistan’s ambitious Family Planning commitment to increase the mCPR from 20 to 30 percent (Government of Afghanistan ). Social marketing can help address normative barriers and knowledge gaps that are critical to increasing use. Further, social marketing can contribute to improving access and choice in large urban.

Families in Afghanistan have an average of children. The national family planning goal, as stated in Afghanistan’s Family Planning commitment, is to increase the modern contraceptive prevalence rate among married women to 30% by The present rate, according to the Afghanistan Demographic Health Survey, is 20%.

In America, although the birth control movement did not take hold until the 20th century, the s were an important time for family planning. Ina white American woman bore an average of children.

Bythat number wasand byit had plummeted to Clearly, Americans had to have been practicing family planning. Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right.

Family planning is central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty.

Yet in developing regions, an estimated million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and effective family planning methods, for reasons ranging from lack of access to information or services to lack.

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In the middle of this historic period, eight senior Afghan policy officers took part in a training course in strategic policy planning at the Clingendael Academy.

The aim of the training course was to provide the participants with greater knowledge of policy planning techniques, to learn from case-studies and to acquaint themselves with the. Family planning gains ground “Security is the number one biggest challenge to achieving family planning goals in Afghanistan and Iraq”, says Paata Chikvaidze, medical officer for reproductive health and research at WHO’s Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean in Cairo.

A WHO-led strategic assessment of family planning in. Download the Report By Anthony H. Cordesman It has been a long, grim war since the first U.S.

troops appeared in Afghanistan on October 7, The fighting has now lasted close to 18 years, and the conflict has become one of the worst managed wars in American history. The effort to reinvent Afghan government as a functioning democracy has so far been an unstable nightmare mixing.

Solutions for Integrating Family Planning Into Postpartum Care. This study provides valuable insights on the specific challenges of integrating family planning into postpartum care in Afghanistan. Involving husbands in the family planning counseling process posed a special challenge, highlighting the gender aspects of service integration.

Existing studies and work already done in FP includes the recently completed Family Planning Comprehensive Needs Assessment, National Workshop for Improving Family Planning and Birth Spacing Services in July and Secondary data analysis of Afghanistan Health Survey for Contraceptive Use.

Afghanistan is located in Central Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran, and south of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. The narrow Wakhan Corridor extends from northeasternmost Afghanistan to meet with China. Size: Afghanistan occupies approximatelysquare kilometers, slightly less than Texas.

Land Boundaries. Novem | Morgan Dwyer, Lindsey R. Sheppard, Angelina Hidalgo, Melissa Dalton The U.S. defense enterprise has an impressive history of science, engineering, and innovation. However, today, it struggles to retain its technical talent. I would like to stress that I am presenting my views, not those of the other members of the Strategic Assessment Group, and definitely not those of Ambassador Eikenberry, General McChrystal, or any other US, NATO/ISAF, or other official or officer.

I was only one of a team of advisors – who were only a part of an effort involving a wide range of separate military staff planning efforts -- to. Family planning services are available in over 90% of health facilities across Afghanistan but the number of women using them in rural areas is too low, according to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).

Hamida Ebadi, director of MoPH’s reproductive health unit, reckoned only % of women in rural and remote regions use family planning. Anthony H. Cordesman is the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at CSIS.

During his time at CSIS, Cordesman has been director of the Gulf Net Assessment Project and the Gulf in Transition Study, as well as principal investigator of the CSIS Homeland Defense Project.

He has led studies on national missile defense, asymmetric warfare and weapons of mass destruction, and critical. This flip-chart is a tool to use during family planning counselling or in group sessions with clients. It can: • help your clients choose and use the method of family planning that suits them best; • give you the information you need for high-quality and effective family planning counseling and care; • help you know who may need referral.Peacebuilding is an activity that aims to resolve injustice in nonviolent ways and to transform the cultural & structural conditions that generate deadly or destructive revolves around developing constructive personal, group, and political relationships across ethnic, religious, class, national, and racial boundaries.

This process includes violence prevention; conflict management.Afghanistan’s National Health Policy & Strategy (NHS) focuses on the strategic areas: governance, institutional development, public health, health services, human resources and M&E.

Both the President (Dr Ghani) and Chief.