With India’s adolescent and youth population on the rise, the country’s government has sought to address this group’s unique challenges. India’s Ministry of Health & Family Welfare created the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program to respond to the critical need for adolescent reproductive and sexual health services. Focusing on young first-time parents, the program employed several strategies to strengthen the health system to respond to adolescent health needs. This required a trusted resource within the health system who could approach this cohort. Community frontline health workers emerged as the natural choice.
September 26 is World Contraception Day, an annual global campaign that aims to raise awareness about contraception and safe sex. This year, the Knowledge SUCCESS team took a more personal approach to honor the day. We asked our staff, What’s the one thing that FP/RH program managers, tech advisors, and/or decision-makers should be thinking about on World Contraception Day?”
The Expanding Effective Contraceptive Options (EECO) project is delighted to partner with Knowledge SUCCESS to bring you this curated collection of resources to guide the introduction of new contraceptive products.
Before this remarkable year ends, we’re taking a look back at the most popular Global Health: Science and Practice Journal (GHSP) articles on voluntary family planning in the last year according to you—our readers—that garnered the most reads, citations, and attention.