resources / PRB

Choices and Challenges: Trends in Women’s Contraceptive Uptake, Discontinuation, and Method Switching.

The PACE Project by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is delighted to announce an exciting update of our Choices and Challenges tool, which highlights trends in women’s contraceptive uptake, discontinuation, and method-switching by age group, as well as reasons for discontinuation and related reproductive outcomes, in an accessible, user-friendly format. Our 2022 update now includes […]

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resources / HIP - High Impact Planning

Contraceptive Method Introduction to Expand Choice


This Strategic Planning Guide is intended to lead program managers, planners, national policy makers, and other stakeholders through a strategic process to coordinate the introduction of contraceptive methods through public and private access channels. The guide was developed through consultation with technical experts and summarizes guidance from key resources for method introduction. It provides an […]

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resources / American Journal of Preventative Medicine

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception, Condom Use, and Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Introduction Given mixed findings regarding the relationship between long-acting reversible contraception and condom use, this systematic review and meta-analysis synthesizes studies comparing sexually transmitted infection‒related outcomes between users of long-acting reversible contraception (intrauterine devices, implants) and users of moderately effective contraceptive methods (oral contraceptives, injectables, patches, rings). Methods MEDLINE, Embase, PsycINFO, Global Health, CINAHL, Cochrane […]

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