This paper reviews the results of clinical trials and community studies of lactational amenorrhoea and its role as a contraceptive method (LAM).
Indicators which are used in efficacy trials and effectiveness interventions are compared and sets of indicators of effectiveness appropriate to community-based LAM programmes are recommended.
A five-tiered ecological framework is used to facilitate selection of indicators which range from individual to policy level outcomes.
The indicator framework is intended as a tool for health practitioners in family planning and maternal and child health service delivery settings who are interested in designing programmatic interventions for the promotion of LAM, particularly among less well-educated women of lower socioeconomic communities.
Mots-clés Pascal : Planning familial, Méthode, Aménorrhée, Lactation, Allaitement, Contraception, Homme, Femelle, Synthèse bibliographique, Efficacité, Evaluation, Indicateur, Politique sanitaire, Contrôle naissance
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Family planning, Method, Amenorrhea, Lactation, Breast feeding, Contraception, Human, Female, Bibliographic survey, Efficiency, Evaluation, Indicator, Health policy, Birth control
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Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 11/09/1998.