JSI Research & Training Institute

For Support Of Testing Behavioral Interventions In Family Planning Programs

Overview
The grant will support JSI Research & Training Institute to test interventions aimed at improving the continuation rates of injectable contraception in Ethiopia. The Institute will collaborate with ideas42 (a Hewlett grantee) to draw on behavioral economics to design more effective services, and use a randomized-control trial to test whether these new designs help more women continue with their chosen method of contraception. The interventions will be piloted as part of the Last Ten Kilometers project, which provides reproductive, maternal, and child health services in four regions that are home to 80 percent of Ethiopia’s population, with support from the Gates Foundation, USAID, and UNICEF.
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for support of testing behavioral interventions in family planning programs  
The grant will support JSI Research & Training Institute to test interventions aimed at improving the continuation rates of injectable contraception in Ethiopia. The Institute will collaborate with ideas42 (a Hewlett grantee) to draw on behavioral economics to design more effective services, and use a randomized-control trial to test whether these new designs help more women continue with their chosen method of contraception. The interventions will be piloted as part of the Last Ten Kilometers project, which provides reproductive, maternal, and child health services in four regions that are home to 80 percent of Ethiopia’s population, with support from the Gates Foundation, USAID, and UNICEF.

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