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Accelerating and improving survey implementation with mobile technology: Lessons from PMA2020 implementation in Lagos, Nigeria
In an article published in the journal African Population Studies, Drs. Linnea Zimmerman, Funmilola OlaOlorun and Scott Radloff discuss lessons from PMA2020 implementation in Lagos, Nigeria. Large-scale nationally representative surveys have...
PMA2020 team gathers in Baltimore to reflect on progress, plan for the road ahead
PMA2020 team members from across the globe gathered in March to reflect on two years of successes and lessons learned while planning the project’s future. Principal investigators from all seven ongoing project countries came together...
Mobile Tech Drives Faster Data Collection for Family Planning Indicators With PMA2020
In an effort to revamp the time-intensive process of conducting household surveys to collect health data in developing countries, a new project is using mobile phones and rapid processing techniques to generate regular updates for a tranche of...
What are the Keys to Family Planning Success in Africa?
In the last 20 years, Ethiopia has emerged as a family planning powerhouse. In Studies in Family Planning, I reported that, from 1990 to 2011, modern contraceptive use increased ninefold, from 2.9% to 27.3%, and the total fertility rate (...