Request for literature on implementation strategies, facilitators, and barriers to scaling up and sustaining task-sharing in family planning


Adeniyi Aderoba
 


Dear Colleagues,

 

The Contraception and Fertility Care Unit of the UNDP–UNFPA–UNICEF–WHO–World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Sexual Reproductive Health and Research, at the World Health Organization has commissioned a review on the implementation strategies, facilitators, and barriers to scaling up and sustaining task-sharing in family planning.

 

Ensuring access to quality family planning (FP) services is fundamental to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets 3.1, 3.7, and 5.6, including universal access to reproductive health services. However, barriers such as health workforce shortages and restrictive policies on the role of mid and lower-level health workforce cadres limit access to contraceptives and FP in many settings. Evidence on the implementation strategies, facilitators, and barriers to scaling up and sustaining task-sharing could inform financing, implementation approaches, and technical assistance of national and global FP task-sharing programs.

 

As part of our search to identify and assess grey literature related to this topic. If you are aware of any documents, kindly share the electronic file with kabrar@... or Adeniyi before 20th September 2022. The protocol for the systematic review can be accessed here, and the results will be shared once it is completed.

 

Thank you.

 

Review Team






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