271313 Global contraceptive prevalence and maternal mortality A study of women's reproductive health and rights

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Olufunke Adesuwa Akiyode, CAGS, MHSA, MBA , Shout Global Health, SHOUT - GLOBAL HEALTH, Largo, MD
Contraceptive prevalence is the percentage of women currently using contraceptive among those of reproductive age (age 15 49) who are married pr are in union. In some countries contraceptive prevalence is high. For example, in United Kingdom, it is as high as 85% while in other countries prevalence can be very low. In Sierra Leone, prevalence is as low as 4.3%. This low prevalence is accompanied by ineffective methods. The paper does a review of contraceptive prevalence among and within countries of the world. It documents the relationship between maternal mortality and contraceptive prevalence within and among countries of the world. It further links contraceptive prevalence and maternal mortality to reproductive health and rights. It concludes by proffering recommendations to improve contraceptive prevalence and methods in the world.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Program planning
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Analyze the link between contraceptive prevalence, maternal mortality and reproductive health and rights

Keywords: Women's Health, Maternal Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have the academic and professional experience in the subject area.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.