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Gates Institute at Bloomberg School Awarded Two Grants to Collect Actionable Data on Family Planning In Africa and Asia
The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been awarded two new grants—totaling $22.1 million—by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to...
PMA2020 Researchers Use Bayesian Model to Produce Subnational Estimates of Modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate in 5 sub-Saharan African Countries
A new article published in BMC Public Health proposes a Bayesian Hierarchal Model to estimate the level and trend of subnational modern contraceptive prevalence rates (mCPR) using data from PMA2020 surveys in five sub-Saharan African countries:...
New Abortion Data Now Available from Nigeria, Cote d'Ivorie, and Rajasthan, India
The PMA2020 abortion survey module produced updated and expanded estimates of several abortion-related indicators. The results from the surveys provide new insights into the characteristics of women who have an abortion and the pathways leading to...
Training is tied to everything: A perspective from PMA2020 Leading Ambassador Victoria Oladoyin
Each year, Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 (PMA2020) hosts a Bootcamp training for selected individuals from the global team. The 2018 Bootcamp, focused on training design and facilitation, providing skills to our global team staff...
New article finds that interviewer familiarity is associated with survey respondents’ family planning outcomes in DRC
A new article published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open examines the relationship between interviewer-respondent familiarity and family planning outcomes in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and whether this relationship changes over...
Contest Announcement: Use PMA2020 Data for the 11th Annual IPUMS Research Awards Competition
PMA2020’s partner, IPUMS, is hosting its 11th annual IPUMS Research Awards Competition. These awards honor the best research using IPUMS data to advance or deepen our understanding of social and demographic processes. Cash prizes will be...
NEW ARTICLE EXAMINES UNDER-REPORTING OF FEMALE STERILIZATION IN A POPULATION WITH HIGH STERILIZATION RATES, RAJASTHAN, INDIA
A new article published in Contraception aims to understand levels and patterns of underreporting of female sterilization in a population with high sterilization rates. This study demonstrates, in a population with high sterilization, that...
RESEARCHERS FIND WOMEN WHO OWNED A CELL PHONE IN BURKINA FASO ARE MORE LIKELY TO REPORT MODERN CONTRACEPTIVE USE
A new article published in Contraception assesses the association between cell phone ownership and modern contraceptive use among women in Burkina Faso. The research seeks to understand the opportunity to track family planning indicators using cell...
Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning
Please join PMA2020 at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda. The Conference brings together the international family planning community to reflect on progress, discuss best practices, and consider how to achieve the...
NEW STUDIES TO COLLECT REPRESENTATIVE FEMALE AND SERVICE DELIVERY POINT ABORTION DATA IN FIVE COUNTRIES
Experts at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) are leading a smartphone-based survey to gather representative data on abortion and post-abortion care (PAC) in three countries – Côte d’Ivoire, India (...