After six years of evaluating the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (URHI), the MLE Project is pleased to announce the release of our End of Project report. As a means to showcase the successes, challenges, and future directions of urban reproductive health, our End of Project report highlights the brilliant work of the URHI country teams and MLE researchers. As we move into the next chapter of urban reproductive health with The Challenge Initiative (TCI), MLE wanted to ensure key learning was passed on and shared with a wide audience.
Women have a high unmet need for contraception in the year following a birth. It is important to examine whether providing family planning counseling as part of antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum maternal and infant health services is associated with postpartum contraceptive use
Globally, there's a general decline in the number of women who die from pregnancy or childbirth complications. However in Kenya, it remains high at 488deaths per 100,000 live births. Maternal mortality is a health indicator of the wide gaps between rich and poor, urban and rural areas within countries.
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.
This website was made possible by support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under terms of the Measurement, Learning & Evaluation Project for the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative. The views expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of the donor.