Tracking Contraceptive Financing--Lessons from Uganda
Adequate funding for contraceptives is essential for ensuring that men and women in developing countries have access to a full range of family planning services. But, how can a country determine how much money is enough? In September 2012, stakeholders in Uganda used a new systematic approach to gather and analyze detailed financial and procurement information. This brief describes how this approach brought new clarity and focus to the status of contraceptive financing for the country.