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Advocacy Materials for Contraceptive Supplies 


  • AccessRH Webinar CCIH collaborated with UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund) to offer a webinar on AccessRH on January 23, 2013. AccessRH is a reproductive health procurement and information service to improve access to quality, affordable reproductive health commodities and reduce delivery times for low- and middle-income country governments and non-governmental organizations. The service is managed by UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund) and offers accurate, up-to-date information on family planning supplies and shipments for more than 140 countries. View Recording of Webinar   

Web Sites and Publications

  • CycleBeads Procurement Forecasting Worksheet | 2008 | By using the instructions in the document listed above, a program manager can use this Excel worksheet to calculate an estimated CycleBeads® order for their country or region. The equations needed for calculations are programmed into the worksheet. 

  • Getting Contraceptives to Health Facilities: 10 Questions for Community-Based Groups to Consider | Revised February 2013 First Edition Published July 2012 | This guide is designed to help organizations obtain a secure and steady supply of family planning commodities. Many couples in the developing world want to space their children because they know that adequate time between pregnancies is healthy for mothers and children. This guide will help organizations plan and implement the process of ensuring a consistent supply of family planning commodities for service delivery sites, field sites and health workers, a process which requires careful planning and coordination and overall management, and will most likely involve a range of partner organizations.

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  • New and Improved: The Logistics Handbook | 2011 | The Deliver Project | This is one of the project's most popular publications, and this is the manual's first major content update since its original release thirteen years ago. The Handbook offers practical guidance in managing the supply chain, with an emphasis on health commodities. It is intended to help program managers who design, manage, and assess logistics systems for health programs. In addition, policymakers, system stakeholders and anyone working in logistics will also find it helpful as a system overview and overall approach. 

  • New and Underused Methods (NUMS) | A Forecasting Guide for New & Underused Methods of Family Planning | The Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University, John Snow, Inc., and Population Services International | 2012 | The guide provides direction to programs that want to forecast for new and underused methods (NUMS) of family planning. It supports program managers and others involved in forecasting as they plan to introduce a contraceptive technology for the first time in a country, and/or position an underused method for scale up.  

  • Potential Market for CycleBeads®: A Basic Model for Estimating Demand | 2008 | The Institute for Reproductive Health. This document was developed by IRH, Cycle Technologies, and USAID | DELIVER Project, and presents program managers with a model to forecast an initial supply of CycleBeads® in their country or region over a five year period.  


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