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  • 1. Trends in contraceptive use in Africa: preliminary Outputs
    • Ayaga Bawah, INDEPTH Network, Ghana
    • Pearl Kyei, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    • Realising Rights Consortium
    • 5 th African Population Conference, Arusha, Tanzania
  • 2.  
  • 3. Currently 37 sites in 19 countries 22 sites in Africa 9 sites in Asia 1 site in Oceania 1 site in Latin America Over 2,000,000 people under surveillance
  • 4. Introduction
    • Family planning programs vibrant in the 1970s and 1980s
    • Rapid reductions in fertility
    • Stalling fertility
    • Concern over lost interest in family planning
  • 5. Objectives
    • Examine trends in contraceptive
    • Types of methods use over time
    • Determinants of use
    • Reasons for use and for which methods
  • 6. In this presentation
    • First two…
  • 7. Contraceptive Mix (Last DHS) Non- married women Married women
  • 8. Trends in Condom Use Married women Non- married women
  • 9. Trends in IUD Use Non- married women Married women
  • 10. Trends in Pill Use Non- married women Married women
  • 11. Trends in Sterilization Use Non- married women Married women
  • 12. Trends in Norplant Use Non- married women Married women
  • 13. Preliminary observations
    • Uptake in contraceptive use has slowed down in most countries
    • Increasing use of barrier methods
    • Non-barrier methods less popular
    • It appears contraceptive use is more related to protection against STDs and HIV/AIDS
  • 14. Next steps
    • Determinants of use
    • Reasons for use and for which method