Hardee, Karen; Clyde, Maureen; McDonald, Olivia; Bailey, Wilma R.; Villinski, Michele
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Assessing family planning service-delivery practices: The case of private physicians in Jamaica
Studies in family planning
Date of Publication
Presents results of a study of the family planning service-delivery practices of private physicians in Jamaica. All 367 private physicians in Jamaica who offer family planning services, counseling, or referral are included in the survey. The study reveals that a client seeking services might be given a method by one provider and not by another, and that the methods clients use are likely to be influenced by the providers' preferences. Concludes that private physicians in Jamaica are in need of access to current international guidance on contraceptive methods and service practices.....