Dear Family Planning Champion,
Under recent Taliban control, Afghanistan faces dire health needs that include better access to quality family planning information and services. Check out the Urban Health Initiative (UHI), led by Jhpiego with a consortium of partners, that is working to fill this gap.
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The UHI project trains midwives to provide family planning counseling to women and families. In this story, one such midwife helped a 30-year old woman decide whether or not to use a contraceptive implant to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Read more about this story and the other elements of the UHI project’s interventions in Afghanistan.