Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services
K4Health has a number of Toolkits dedicated to improving access to essential health care by integrating family planning with maternal, newborn, and child health services. Actively maintained and updated by technical working groups, these Toolkits offer essential knowledge and tools for integration, including programmatic guidance, training curricula, service delivery guidelines and job aids, country-specific experiences with integration, and more.
- Family Planning & Immunization Integration Toolkit
- Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) Toolkit
- Maternal, Infant, Young Child Nutrition & Family Planning Integration Toolkit
- Postpartum Family Planning Toolkit
Implementing Programs & Measuring Impact
Family Planning & Immunization Integration Implementation Guide (MCHIP, Liberia MOHSW, 2014; PDF, 1.8MB) This guide highlights key delivery considerations, tools and resources, and program learning from the implementation of an approach to integrate Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) and FP services in two Liberian counties. The guide is intended for use by county teams and other institutions looking to replicate the approach.
Key Behaviors for MIYCN-FP Integration (MIYCN-FP Integration Technical Working Group, 2014; PDF, 566KB) This table highlights practices that are central to the integration of MIYCN and FP services. It presents optimal behaviors along with illustrative behavioral determinants, bridges to activities, and activities based on findings from several field programs.
Key Considerations for Monitoring and Evaluating Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) and Family Planning (FP) Integrated Services (MIYCN-FP Integration Technical Working Group, 2014; PDF, 162KB) This four-page brief highlights priority questions and key considerations around monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of integrated MIYCN and FP services. It features an M&E framework as well as a minimal list of suggested indicators for integrated MIYCN-FP service delivery.
Improving Quality of Post-Partum Family Planning in Low-Resource Settings (USAID ASSIST, 2016; PDF, 1.29MB) This framework is designed to help managers and care providers at all system levels to understand common challenges in postpartum family planning (PPFP) service delivery and specific solutions that may help to close quality-of-care gaps. A real-life example, a case study from work conducted by ASSIST in Niger, is provided to orient participants on how to plan, implement, continuously assess, and refine interventions to improve PPFP services.