Sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancies, infertility, and other reproductive problems are a growing concern around the world, especially in developing countries. Reproductive Health in Developing Countries describes the magnitude of these problems and what is known about the effectiveness of interventions in the following areas:
Addressing the design and delivery of reproductive health services, this volume presents lessons learned from past programs and offers principles for deciding how to spend limited available funds.
Reproductive Health in Developing Countries will be of special interest to policymakers, health care professionals, and researchers working on reproductive issues in the developing world.
National Research Council. 1997. Reproductive Health in Developing Countries: Expanding Dimensions, Building Solutions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/5500.
|2: HEALTHY SEXUALITY||20-39|
|3: INFECTION-FREE SEX AND PROTECTION||40-84|
|4: INTENDED BIRTHS||85-115|
|5: HEALTHY PREGNANCY AND CHILDBEARING||116-145|
|6: PROGRAM DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION||146-177|
|7: COSTS, FINANCING, AND SETTING PRIORITES||178-195|
|APPENDIX A: WHO RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TREATMENT OF STD-ASSOCIATED SYNDROMES||232-256|
|APPENDIX B: EXAMPLES OF PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE SAFE PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY||257-278|
|APPENDIX C: ESTIMATING THE COST OF INTERVENTION: THE MOTHER-BABY PACKAGE||279-296|
|APPENDIX D: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES||297-302|
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