Operations Research: Helping Family Planning Programs Work Better
Myrna Seidman, Marjorie C. Horn
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 15, 1991 - Medical - 578 pages
Based upon two conferences held in 1990 and sponsored by the MORE (Maximizing Results on Operations Research) project, it discusses the techniques of operations research (OR) applicable to the improvement of family planning service delivery in developing countries. Reviews the effectiveness of recent OR family planning, including special emphasis on pure technical programs; also examined is a research agenda which offers new contraceptive technology, underserved groups, quality of care, AIDS and family planning, client-provider interaction and a wide variety of private sector approaches.
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