Qualitative methods in operations research on contraceptive distribution systems : a case study from Nigeria.
This article discusses the application of qualitative methods in operations research on a family planning service delivery system.
Market traders in Ibadan, Nigeria were trained to sell oral contraceptives, condoms, and spermicidal foaming tablets in a collaborative research project of the Fertility Research Unit of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, and the Center for Population and Family Health of Columbia University.
Focus group discussion, participant observation, and semi-structured interviews were used to investigate the cultural acceptability of distribution of contraceptives in the market places and the motivations of participating traders.
Mots-clés Pascal : Afrique, Planning familial, Contraceptif, Distribution, Milieu culturel, Perception sociale, Attitude, Vente, Contraception, Programme sanitaire, Politique sanitaire, Organisation santé, Nigéria
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Africa, Family planning, Contraceptive, Distribution, Cultural environment, Social perception, Attitude, Sales, Contraception, Sanitary program, Health policy, Public health organization, Nigeria
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