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  • Margaret Sanger Family Planning

    Melissa Lakatos Assignment #2 SPH 380 Family Planning The refinement of family planning has been one of the most pivotal public health achievements in today’s history. Did you know that between 1800 and 1900, family size declined from 7 to 3.5 children with the help of education and contraceptives? Previous to birth control movements, distributing information and counseling patients regarding any type of birth control was illegal under federal and state laws. During this time period, there was little wide spread knowledge about many medical conveniences including time of ovulation, fertility period as well as various other reproductive facts (Achievements in Public Health, 1999). But now, this information has all become modern medicine…

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  • Family Planning In The Early 20th Century

    In the beginning of the 20th century, family planning as we know it today was restricted, controlled, and in some instances, unlawful. There was little to no education regarding the details of fertilization, because the cycle of ovulation was not defined until 1928 (Center for Disease Control, 1988). Additionally, all forms of contraceptives and any education regarding contraceptives were against the law (Jensen, 1981). These restrictions caused sexually active women to become pregnant often,…

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  • The Importance Of Strategic Planning In Family Business

    Introduction The phrase family business as defined by Ward (2011) refers to a business entity in which decisions are made by people who are related by marriage or by blood. According to them, in a family business majority of middle and high level management positions are held by member of the same family. The people who operate family businesses are connected to each other because of leadership, ownership and the technical knowhow that they give to the business. Similarly, Mathews (2015) defines…

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  • Cultural Factors Influencing The Significance Of Artificial Family Planning

    To reveal the gaps which are to be filled by health workers. 2. To identify areas of misconceptions so that health workers will plan ways of correcting them. To the Society 1. To help in government budgeting of health services 2. To promote proper utilization of artificial methods of family planning. THE RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. What are the cultural factors influencing the acceptance of artificial family planning methods? 2. What are the socio-economic status influencing the acceptance of…

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  • Importance Of Family Planning

    WHO HAS THE SAY? WOMEN AND FAMILY PLANNING DECISIONS – A CASE STUDY OF KILIFI DISTRICT, KENYA By WALUSUNA, C. LEAHBELL INTRODUCTION Family planning is an essential service, not only for improving maternal and newborn health, but also plays a key role in poverty alleviation, contributes to the advancement of women’s rights and choices as well as the general economic development of a country. Family planning allows individuals to attain their desired number of children and determine the…

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  • The Importance Of Family Planning

    Family planning allows individual and couples to anticipate and attain their desire number of children and the spacing and timing of their births. It is achieved through use of contraceptive methods and the treatment of involuntary infertility. A women ability to space and limit her pregnancies has a direct impact on her health and well-being as well as on the outcome of each pregnancy. Women with unmet need are those who are fecund and sexually active but are not using any method of…

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  • The Importance Of Family Planning Methods

    One of the important public health issues in improvement counties is family planning, it is correlated with decrees rate of maternal and kids mortality due to the maternal health improvement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The research aim is to assess women's awareness about family planning methods. Family Planning methods is important for women's health through avoiding unwanted pregnancy and its consequences and to increase a healthier and happier generation, rather than…

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  • Unintended Reproductive Health

    Reproductive health relates physical, mental, and social wellness to the functions and processes of the reproductive system. It emphasizes the rights and freedoms to reproduce safely and follows both men and women through all stages of life. However, the topic of reproductive health is heavily debated in both politics and the medical field. Among the most controversial reproductive health topics is the use of contraception, more specifically the morality surrounding the topic. Personally, I find…

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  • Elizabeth Baggshaw Influence On Abortion

    She was born on October 19, 1881, in Cannington, Ontario ("Dr. Elizabeth Bagshaw | Canadian Medical Hall of Fame."). Dr. Bagshaw was a pioneer in the Canadian medical industry at a time where women were not widely accepted ("Dr. Elizabeth Bagshaw | Canadian Medical Hall of Fame."). Elizabeth established Canada 's first and illegal family planning clinic in Hamilton, Ontario in 1932 ("History of Family Planning in Canada."). She continuously received vast criticism from medical and religious…

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  • Investing In Planned Parenthood

    Asking for the defunding of the national reproductive health provider, an act that would make basic health care and services - including family planning - out of grasp for millions would be ill advised. The people that are requesting to eliminate federal funding to Planned Parenthood are ignoring research that has shown time and time again that publicly funded family planning is one of our government 's most cost-effective and smartest public investments. In the past couple years, Planned…

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