Family Planning in Paraguay. The Achievements of 50 Years
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Author(s): Santiso-Gálvez R, Ward VM, Bertrand JT
This publication is one of eight case studies that were developed as part of a broader review entitled Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years. As its title implies, the larger review documents and analyzes the accomplishments in the entire region since the initiation of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funding in the early 1960s.
Paraguay has one of the highest contraceptive prevalence rates in Latin America, as well as an effective market segmentation. However, challenges remain, such as the need to reach adolescents with sexual and reproductive health information and services.
Other case studies in this series review family planning achievements in Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, and Nicaragua. An executive summary for the report is also available.
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