Recommended Citation:

Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University (IRH/GU), John Snow Inc. (JSI), and Population Services International (PSI) for the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC). 2012. A Forecasting Guide for New & Underused Methods of Family Planning: What to Do When There Is No Trend Data? Washington, DC: IRH/GU, JSI, and PSI for the RHSC.


The conceptualization and documentation of this guide was a coordinated effort among Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH), John Snow Inc. (JSI), and Population Services International (PSI), with input from key experts in the field of global health.

The core writers and reviewers of this guide, by partner organization, include IRH—Meredith Puleio, Victoria Jennings, Donald Cruz, and Marie Mukabatsinda; JSI—Ellie Bahirai, Paul Dowling, Carolyn Hart, Trisha Long, Joseph McCord, Meaghan O’Keefe, and Greg Roche; PSI—Dana Tilson, Maxine Eber, Chattarpal Chauhan, and Moses Odongo; and PATH—Bonnie Keith.

We would like to acknowledge the following individuals who contributed to the guide: Katherine Maina, Jonah Maina, Joseph Mburu, Boniface Nienga, Andy Pillar, Caitriona Rush, Markus Stiener, John Townsend, and Elizabeth Westley. Refer to Appendix 1 for a listing of the organizations that contributed to the guide.

Support for this project was funded by PATH, on behalf of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, under the terms of the subgrant no. GAT.1291-05142-GRT. The views expressed by the authors do not necessarily reflect the views of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition or PATH.