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Youth-Led Contraception Knowledge Generation in Malawi

Bvudzai Magadzire of VillageReach in the U.S. will use a mixed methods approach including in person and electronic focus discussion groups with adolescents in Malawi to discover their experiences and opinions of contraceptives to help inform the development of more tailored options. Adolescents as a group face unique challenges when considering contraception, but their specific needs and concerns are mostly unknown. They will use a free telephone hotline to solicit feedback from adolescent callers on contraceptives, and engage them to lead art-enhanced discussion groups and take part in workshops to design modern contraceptive prototypes that overcome the identified barriers and better suit their needs.

More information about Assess Family Planning Needs, Preferences and Behaviors to Inform Innovations in Contraceptive Technologies (Round 18)

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