Guttmacher Studies Examine Need For, Costs, Benefits Of Contraceptive Services, MNCH Care In Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda

Guttmacher Institute: Meeting Contraceptive, Maternal, and Newborn Health Needs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal & Uganda: Adding It Up Estimates Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health Services
“The ability to achieve sexual and reproductive health and rights … is critical for the health and well-being of all women of reproductive age. New Adding It Up studies from the Guttmacher Institute examine the need for contraceptive services and maternal and newborn health care among adolescent women (aged 15-19) in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda, and among all women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) in Ethiopia and Nepal. The studies also present estimates of the costs and benefits of meeting these health care needs, and make country-specific recommendations for improving women’s ability to achieve sexual and reproductive health…” (3/21).