The International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics (IJGO) published a Special Supplement on Institutionalization of Postpartum intrauterine Devices in September 2018 (Volume 1431, Issue S1). The issue was released with open (free) access and contains ten papers covering a range of topics that provide an overview of the FIGO PPIUD initiative, progress made, and challenges encountered. Anita Makins and Sabartnam Arulkumaran guest edited the issue.
Compendium of WHO Recommendations for Postpartum Family Planning
The Postpartum Family Planning Compendium integrates core WHO guidance for clinicians, program managers, and policy-makers.
UN Millennium Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health
Globally, over 10% of all women do not have access to or are not using an effective method of contraception. It is estimated that satisfying the unmet need for family planning alone could cut the number of maternal deaths by almost a third.