Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have committed to ambitious family planning (FP) goals, including expanding access to and choice of high-quality FP services and products. These initiatives are often underpinned by service delivery in both the public and private health care sectors.
“Expanding Access to Voluntary Family Planning Services in Mixed Health Systems: Lessons from linking private health care networks to domestic financing” provides insights on engaging the private sector within national stewardship and financing systems for FP. These insights draw upon private sector engagement efforts by Results for Development (R4D) and Population Services International (PSI) under the USAID-funded Support for International Family Planning and Health Organizations 2: Sustainable Networks (SIFPO2) initiative. Insights are of relevance to global and national funders, as well as stewards and managers of FP programs.
In addition to this knowledge product, we encourage you to read “Pursuing public-private engagement options in mixed health systems,” the second blog in a series sharing experiences from R4D’s work on mixed health systems.