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Blog Post Explores Factors Influencing Family Reproductive Decisions In Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank’s “Investing in Health”: The complex factors involved in family fertility decisions
Anne Bakilana, senior economist for health, and Rifat Hasan, health specialist, both at the World Bank, discuss various factors that influence family reproductive decisions¬†in sub-Saharan Africa, including personal desire and social norms, child mortality rates, knowledge about available family planning options, and access to those services. The authors also discuss several successful strategies to address women’s reproductive needs (5/2).