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India

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Abt and SHOPS Plus are supporting scalable private sector approaches to expand contraceptive choices, with a focus on reaching under-served populations.
Ram Ganesan
Regional Manager, SHOPS Plus

Expanding Our Impact

India, with more than 1.3 billion people, is the world’s largest democracy. While maintaining steady economic growth, the country faces significant social and environmental challenges, such as maintaining clean air and water.

Abt Associates-led efforts in India are giving women more family planning options, combating hypertension and heart disease, and strengthening the country’s health system on multiple fronts. We also are helping India generate more clean energy.

Phone consultations for users of the DMPA injectable contraceptive helped increase continuation of DMPA use from 23 percent to 38 percent. The SHOPS Project supported the phone service.
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