Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Contribution of Family Planning

The Millennium Development Goals are quickly approaching their target date of 2015, and in order to ensure that progression is being made in a positive direction, the USAID Health Policy Initiative has specifically focused on the considerable and noteworthy contributions that family planning has thus far made to achieving the goals. Updated analysis for more than 30 countries demonstrates how family planning can help accomplish MDG's by reducing costs for meeting the goals and improving health outcomes.

MDG Briefs for Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia can be accessed in English (and often French or Spanish) at:

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