Research Report Focus on the Future: Revisiting the Family Planning Research Agenda
Sarah Benatar, Embry M. Howell, Fiona Adams, Jennifer Rogers
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This report summarizes the results of a literature review of recent family planning service delivery research (2003-2011) and presents areas for further research recommended by leading experts in the field. Identified research priorities include studies focused on various family planning models, best practices for contraceptive counseling, interactions between contraceptive counseling/care and chronic diseases, and research focused on the family planning needs of specific age groups. Continued consideration of the research landscape, increased collaborative efforts across funding agencies, and the replication of agenda-setting exercises will be critical to ensuring the growth and relevance of the field.
Research Areas Health and health care Children and youth Families
Tags Health care delivery and payment Health equity Family planning Family structure Sexual attitudes and behavior Maternal, child, and reproductive health Public health
Policy Centers Health Policy Center