Adolescent sexual behavior has been the subject of a number of recent discussions in Kenyan print and social media. Many of these discussions have centered on declining moral standards, poor parenting, and a general blame game on who bears responsibility for precocious sexual activity among Kenya’s adolescents.
The average woman in Nigeria will give birth to about 6 children in her lifetime. Fewer than one out of every five married women use family planning. Nigeria has one of the highest fertility rates, and this shows little sign of decline.
This article discusses three models that show strong correlation between public-sector logistics data for injectables, oral contraceptives, and condoms and their prevalence rates. This demonstrates that current logistics data can provide useful prevalence estimates when timely survey data are unavailable.
The Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) Project is the evaluation component of the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (Urban RH Initiative), a multi-country program in India, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal that aims to improve the health of the urban poor.
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