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private sector and family planning in developing countries

Lewis, Maureen, A.

private sector and family planning in developing countries

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Published by Population and Human Resources Dept., World Bank in Washington DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMaureen A. Lewis, Genevieve Kenney.
SeriesPolicy, planning, and research working papers., WPS 96
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9995.C63 D445 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 140, 20 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2134875M
LC Control Number88200753

  Download the Report The debate on the role of the private sector in development is not new. The need to crowd-in private investments for global challenges was first discussed in the creation of the UK’s CDC Group in and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Now, there is broad consensus that the private sector is the engine for economic .   FP targets the poorest countries in the world. Today, more than million of women in developing countries want to avoid pregnancy but lack access to family planning and contraceptives. What FP aims to do for these women is provide much needed information, services, and mechanisms for family planning. regarding the concepts of strategy, strategic planning and management in the public sector. It will draw however on both public sector literature as well as the private sector, including journals like Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Quarterly and Sloan Management Review, in order to broaden the perspective.   An investment of about two billion dollars a year would provide enough contraceptives to meet the needs of developing countries. The report says increased access to family planning is a good Author: VOA Learning English.

sector staff and other water sector practitioners to use when developing programmes and projects in Africa. The current state of water sector governance across Africa was assessed through missions to seven countries, a literature review, and four AfDB-OWAS and in-country workshops organized between June and December


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private sector and family planning in developing countries by Lewis, Maureen, A. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Private Sector and Family Planning in Developing Countries Maureen Lewis and Genevieve Kenney In harnessing the private sector to provide more family planning services to both middle and low income people, governments can use incentives to stimulate private sector investment and can ensure quality control through Size: 7MB.

To support family planning in the private sector, the author recommends that donors: (1) expand the total family planning market to help satisfy existing and future unmet needs for contraception.

The private sector and family planning in developing countries (English) While a private sector exists in every society, the nature of its involvement in family planning service delivery varies widely across countries. This paper reviews the role of the private sector in family planning and discusses how much more of the demand.

This book analyzes the origins and rationale of family planning programs and how they have evolved based on experience in different country settings. and innovative thinking to a global clientele that includes government agencies, foundations, and private-sector firms.

Capabilities Overview The Origins and Evolution of Family Planning. Family planning programs have enjoyed success in a wide range of political, economic, and cultural contexts and have contributed substantially to welfare in developing countries at a surprisingly small cost: Americans spend about $ per capita per year on USAID support of family planning.

[11]Cited by: 5. The initiative harnesses the private sector and demand channels while linking country-level implementation teams in India (Uttar Pradesh), Nigeria, Kenya, and Senegal to identify and share the most effective approaches for meeting the File Size: KB.

Increasing the efficient and effective investment in family planning through the public and private sectors is key to meeting the FP goal of helping million additional women become modern contraceptive users.

Despite efforts by country governments, donors and individuals are responsible for nearly half (49%). If the demand of women in developing countries who wanted access to safe and effective family planning was met, it would reduce an estimatedmaternal death and avert 67 million unintended.

Defining the private sector is an essential stage in reaching any understanding of current practices and the role the sector should be given in development policies.

The efforts hitherto made to give it an official definition have, however, only resulted in a rather vague consensus. The OED’s very broad definition of the private sector,File Size: KB.

Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right. Family planning is central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty.

Yet in developing regions, an estimated million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and effective family planning methods, for reasons ranging from lack of access to information or. organizations put pressure on developing countries to pursue a policy where the private sector plays an increased role in public service delivery as part of a package of economic and structural reforms (Aylen ; Batley ).

Such pressure came at a time when a big proportion of developing countries’ budgets were being funded by donors and.

Another study of DHS data from 54 developing countries found that family planning was among the most inequitably distributed interventions in maternal, newborn, and child health, with 67% of people in the top economic quintile reporting their needs were satisfied, compared with % of people in the bottom economic by: The private sector and family planning in developing countries (Английский)Cited by: 4.

[1] Unfortunately, the use of family planning methods in these countries has remained low. [2][3] [4] [5] The current contraceptive prevalence rate in Nigeria is 15%, with private sector and family planning in developing countries book unmet need for family.

EVIDENCE BRIEF Family planning is most successful in developing policies and programmes that expand access to family planning information, products and services in the What, Where: An Analysis of Private Sector Family Planning Provision in 57 Low- and Middle-income Countries.”.

The Private Sector and Family Planning in Developing Countries. By Human Resources, Maureen Lewis and Genevieve Kenney.

Abstract. In harnessing the private sector to provide more family planning services to both middle and low income people, governments can use incentives to stimulate private sector investment and can ensure quality control.

Family planning is a key part of the foundation's broader commitment to empowering women and improving family health. to bring access to high-quality contraceptive information, services, and supplies to an additional million women and girls in the poorest countries by without coercion or discrimination, with the longer-term goal of.

• First the boundary between the public and private sectors • Second the boundary between the market and non-market sectors in the public sector. Then: • General government is the group of public sector non-market entities • Public corporations are public sector market entities.

This can be split between financial and non. Identifying the private sector as the key to sustainable, rapid growth, the private sector development strategy aims to help expand and strengthen private sector participation in the development of the developing member countries.

Get this from a library. Planning and the private sector; the experience in developing countries, a comparative analysis. [John C Honey]. FAMILY PLANNING AND POPULATION CONTROL IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Harry M. Raulet Department of Anthropology, and the College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing programs in the public sector rather than informal action in the private sector.

Investment in human capital, when accompanied by sound economic policies and robust labor markets, produces significant gains for developing economies. Fully funding the family-planning needs of poor countries would lift millions out of poverty, improve rates of educational attainment, and help close the gender pay gap in the Global South.

For these and. In Septemberthe member states of the United Nations adopted the Development Agenda and the 17 SDGs, built off of the Millennium Development Goals. The SDGs are not an official treaty, but a form of soft law aimed at eliminating extreme poverty, building partnerships, and spurring economic growth around the world.

The private sector provides 9 out of 10 jobs in developing. Suggested Citation:"Economies of Scale / Division of Labor Between Public and Private Sectors." National Research Council. Resource Allocation for Family Planning in Developing Countries: Report of a Meeting.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×. The private sector share of the family planning market was % of users across the regions and 37% overall (median across countries: 41%).

Private sector users accessed medical providers (range across regions: %, overall mean: 54% and median across countries 23%), specialised drug sellers (range across regions: %, overall mean: 36% Cited by: in developing countries. ODI research confirms that a good investment climate and open and competitive markets The private sector and development Policy brief May Key points • The private sector drives the economic growth that is needed to alleviate poverty in developing countries • More can be done to create the right incentives and File Size: 43KB.

3 | The Private Sector: Key to Achieving Family Planning Goals Private sources provide more short-acting methods. The private sector’s role varies greatly by method, with private sources having the smallest share of sterilization services, implants, and IUDs, and the largest share of pills and male condoms.

librium models. Many of the critical issues of the planning literature remain unresolved. Introduction This article critically reviews planning as applied to developing countries. Planning techniques are discussed in the following section, while the more general planning problem is addressed in section 3.

It is argued that planning as a File Size: 92KB. Public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure is a relatively new experience in most developing countries of the Asian and Pacific region. Although many governments have considered various steps to promote PPPs in their countries, lack of capacity in the public sector remains to be one of the major problems in implementing PPP projects.

The case studies presented in detail, as well as other cases discussed in more cursory fashion during the meeting, gave grounds for cautious optimism about the ability of family planning programs to adapt to a new environment by changing the mix of subsidies for family planning and related health services and by lowering average levels of subsidy.

CONCLUSION: Social franchising through the existing private sector has the ability to rapidly scale-up access to high-quality family planning services, including LARCs, for the general population as well as young women and the poor, providing a promising model to help achieve the global FP by: 4 Three Successful Sub-Saharan Africa Family Planning Programs A second major common theme among the three countries in the DHS reports involves demand and unmet need.

The overall demand for family planning in all three countries has increased in recent years, and even with this increase, unmet need has declined steadily (see Figure 2).File Size: 1MB. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Family planning groups in developing countries set for Bloomberg boost.

About 31 results for The politics of family planning. 1 2. Welcome to the programmatic area on the private sector within MEASURE Evaluation’s Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database. The private sector is one of the subareas found in the health systems section of the database.

All indicators for this area include a definition, data requirements, data source(s), purpose, issues and—if relevant—gender. • The “classic” planning approach, which identifies explicitly new programs and their cost over the entire period.

This includes “development plans” covering all expenditures, or many public investment programs currently prepared in several developing countries, as well as expenditure plans prepared in developed countries in the Size: KB.

Private healthcare provision is growing in low and middle income countries. 1 2 The poor, as well as the rich, often seek health care from private providers, including for conditions of public health importance such as malaria, tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted infections.

3 4 5 The reasons cited by users include better and more flexible access, shorter Cited by: London Summit on Family Planning Over million women and girls in developing countries who want to delay, space or avoid becoming pregnant are not using effective methods of contraception, resulting in over 75 million unintended donors, civil society, the private sector, the research and development community, and others, are File Size: KB.

Rich countries have pledged $bn over the next eight years at a family planning summit in London, in what was described as a breakthrough for the world's poorest women and girls.

Urban planning in developing countries -- particularly in cities with rapid urbanization -- is facing a problem with the informal sector. The businesses that comprise the informal sector, typically operating on streets and in other public places, are often seen as eye-sores and undesirable activities.

3 Hidden costs of government service lDepreciation of assets (buildings and equipment) lDebt service on capital investment utilities and infrastructure services lReplacement versus insurance lSeconded staff lAdministration overhead lSocial benefits (vacation, pension, medical) Extra costs to the private sector lMarketing, political manipulation lDebt service on borrowing for capital.

94 Other measures concerning developing countries in the WTO agreements include: • extra timefor developing countries to fulfil their commitments (in many of the WTO agreements) • provisions designed to increase developing countries’ trading opportunities through greater market access (e.g.

in textiles, services, technical barriers to trade).The use of Project Management (PM) in developing countries is becoming an important issue in implementing modern projects. This paper is aimed at exploring the PM tools and techniques used by the public sector in Jordan, which is a developing country with a rapidly growing economy.

The PM phases and tools were by: Private Sector Invests in Family Planning: An Emerging Partnership Indonesia Advocacy Case Study Provision of family planning services in the workplace is an important tool in sustaining contraceptive use and increasing the use of long acting and permanent methods (LAPMs).

To increase private-sector interest in such services.