Postpartum Systematic Screening in Northern Nigeria: A Practical Application of Family Planning and Maternal Newborn and Child Health Integration

Systematic screening, a USAID best practice developed by Population Council, is a simple procedure allowing health care providers to address multiple needs of a client during a single visit. A modified systematic checklist with particular sensitivity to postpartum women is necessary as they may be amenorrheic, breastfeeding and not perceive themselves to be at risk of pregnancy.

Length: 
30
Year: 
2010
Organization: 
ACCESS-FP
Languages: 
English