Browse this section for recent public health research and data from India and the world.
This report highlights the dynamics of use of contraception amongst married women in India who began using one of the four reversible contraceptive methods over one year. Women from Odisha and Haryana in the age group of 15-49 were enrolled into the study within a month of starting the reversible method. Study findings include the quality of care received at the time of adoption, experience and management of side effects, reasons for discontinuation of enrollment method, dynamics of contraceptive use after one year, changes in fertility preferences, and the method-specific experiences related to contraceptive use and pregnancy over the course of the study. The findings from this study will be useful for program designers, and healthcare professionals in delivering voluntary family planning services in India. Click here to read the study.