Expanded Program for Immunization, a Missed Opportunity for Postpartum Family Planning Utilization
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04780243|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2021
Last Update Posted : March 3, 2021
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Contraceptive Usage||Other: counseling||Not Applicable|
In this study, a before-and-after type of quasi-experimental study will be conducted in purposely selected health centers Sidama region, Ethiopia. base line assessment of postpartum contraceptive utilization rate will be done which will be followed by an intervention. The intervention consists of screening, counseling for family planning and referring mothers coming for infant immunization services to family planning units. All mothers coming for infant immunization service will be screened for and counseled for family planning and those who will be voluntary to take any method will be referred to family planning unit. All mothers who will not be voluntary will be re-counseled by the next visit.
Finally, the effect of this intervention on postpartum contraceptive utilization rate will be reassessed. The expected outcome will be to see an improved contraceptive uptake during the first year after delivery.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1474 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Sequential Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Care Provider)|
|Official Title:||Enhancing Postpartum Family Planning Utilization Through Integration With Expanded Program for Immunization in Sidama, South Ethiopia: A Quasi Experimental Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 1, 2020|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 30, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 17, 2021|
No Intervention: Pre-intervention group
Pre-intervention group: women participated during the base line assessment will be labeled as Pre-intervention group
Experimental: postintervention group
Postintervention group: women participated after the intervention was initiated will be labeled as postintervention group.
Mothers presented to infant immunization units are going to be counseled for family planning services and if decide to take any method, they will be linked to family planning services
- After the initiation of the intervention, improved Contraceptive prevalence rate will be expected as an outcome [ Time Frame: the outcome is measured two months after the initiation of the intervention ]After counseling of the postpartum mothers for family planning, their informed decision making capacity to use contraceptives will be increased.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04780243
|Sidama regional health bureau|
|Hawassa, Sidama, Ethiopia|
|Principal Investigator:||Abebaw Muluneh||Hawassa University|