FRONTIERS Legacy Themes
Over the period 1998–2008, the Frontiers in Reproductive Health program (FRONTIERS) has sought to improve people’s lives by enhancing services in family planning, safe motherhood, and other reproductive health areas. The program has conducted operations research (OR) in collaboration with over 200 partner organizations in over 40 developing countries to design innovative interventions for improving services and strengthen the capacity of local organizations to conduct OR and utilize best practices that emerge from the studies.
The results from ten years of operations research and lessons learned have been synthesized and grouped into eight major legacy themes:
- Revitalizing Family Planning: Lessons learned on strengthening contraceptive provision (PDF) (references)
- Integration of Services: Making integrated services a reality (PDF) (references)
- Youth Reproductive Health: Investing in the future (PDF) (references)
- Gender and Reproductive Health Services: Putting gender perspective into practice (PDF) (references)
- Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Change is possible (PDF) (references)
- Capacity Building: Creating a culture of evidence-based decisionmaking (PDF) (references)
- Financial Sustainability of Reproductive Health Services: Understanding costs: An essential skill in reproductive health programs (PDF) (references)
- Maximizing Utilization of Research (PDF) (references)
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