The Family Planning Program in Bangladesh has been very successful.
The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) has increased from 13% in 1979 to 49% in 1996.
Now that the program has matured and demand for family planning has been created, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) of the Government of Bangladesh is concerned with increasing its financial sustainability.
Options to increase financial sustainability include cost sharing and a gradual transition from doorstep to static clinic delivery of contraceptives.
Many of these alternatives would involve additional travel time or charges for consumers, and it is important to estimate the effect that these additional prices would have on the use of contraception.
The effect of economic constraints, such as cash price and access to services on contraceptive method use, the choice of contraceptive method and provider choice, has been analyzed, taking into account the socioeconomic factors that influence decision-making for individual family members.
Two data sources have been used for this analysis : (I) a survey on use of contraception and (2) two baseline surveys of 1993 and 1994 in the two field sites of the MCH-FP Extension Project (Rural) of International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Contraception, Planning familial, Accessibilité, Coût, Comportement, Utilisation, Evaluation, Homme, Femelle, Economie santé, Bengla Desh, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Contraception, Family planning, Accessibility, Costs, Behavior, Use, Evaluation, Human, Female, Health economy, Bangladesh, Asia
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0340694
Code Inist : 002B20A01. Création : 14/12/1999.