Journal article

Economic Evaluation of Provision of Postpartum Intrauterine Device Services in Bangladesh and Tanzania

Gillian Eva, Judy Gold, Anita Makins, Suzanna Bright, Katherine Dean, Emily-Anne Tunnacliffe, Parveen Fatima, Afroja Yesmin, Projestine Muganyizi, Grasiana F Kimario, Kim Dalziel

Global Health Science and Practice | JOHNS HOPKINS CENTER COMMUNICATION PROGRAMS-CCP | Published : 2021


INTRODUCTION: Postpartum family planning is an effective means of achieving improved health outcomes for women and children, especially in low- and middle-income settings. We assessed the cost-effectiveness of an immediate postpartum intrauterine device (PPIUD) initiative compared with standard practice in Bangladesh and Tanzania (which is no immediate postpartum family planning counseling or service provision) to inform resource allocation decisions for governments and donors. METHODS: A decision analysis was constructed to compare the PPIUD program with standard practice. The analysis was based on the number of PPIUD insertions, which were then modeled using the Impact 2 tool to produce es..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This article is funded by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics through an anonymous donor.