Family Planning and Reproductive Health

he Zambia Compass is a sister site to the Global Compass. It provides a curated collection of resources, materials and guidelines that have been designed for and implemented in Zambia.

Breakthrough ACTION Zambia (2017-2020) worked to increase the adoption and maintenance of healthy behaviors among Zambian individuals, families, and communities.

Breakthrough ACTION works with beneficiaries and stakeholders to design and pilot innovative interventions.

Recent evidence from African countries indicates that DMPA-SC may help reduce service delivery costs by catalyzing community-based distribution and remote provision of injectable contraception. Moreover, self-injection of DMPA-SC—when compared with clinic administration of traditional injectables—is not just cost-effective but cost saving when accounting for costs to both women and health systems.