Women's Health

RAND Health Care has researched the health and special needs of women worldwide since the 1980s. Our researchers examine:

  • women's health care
  • maternal mental health
  • maternal and infant mortality
  • nutrition

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  • Woman attends a health education session in northern Nigeria

    Report

    Evaluating Progress Toward Increasing Global Contraceptive Use

    Feb 5, 2018

    In 2013, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched two programs to help monitor progress toward a global goal to increase modern contraceptive use by 2020. RAND researchers reviewed the programs' effectiveness and made recommendations for improvement.

  • African American woman holding a young child on her hip

    Report

    Summary: Evaluating Progress Toward Increasing Global Contraceptive Use

    Feb 5, 2018

    RAND researchers reviewed two programs to increase modern contraceptive use globally. This summary of the full review is available for purchase.

  • Women and their families sit on a bench

    Research Brief

    Evaluating Global Family Planning Programs

    Feb 2, 2018

    In 2013, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched two programs to help track progress toward a global goal to increase modern contraceptive use by 2020. Evaluating these programs, researchers found opportunities for improvement in four areas.

  • Teenage girl looking at a pregnancy test

    Tool

    Getting to Outcomes® Guide for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

    Jul 21, 2016

    Based on the Getting To Outcomes® (GTO) ten steps, this guide is designed to help organizations assess the need for and select a teen pregnancy prevention program, identify specific goals and outcomes, create a detailed plan, identify and use evaluation measures, and apply data for program improvement.

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