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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Bailey, Wilma R.; Wynter, Hugh H.; Lee, Amy; Jackson, Jean; Oliver, Patricia; Munroe, Jean; Lyew Ayee, Anne; Smith, Susan; Clyde, Maureen
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Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
Disparities in access to family planning services in Jamaica
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West Indian medical journal
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
45
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
18-21
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Abstract
Using records and questionnaire interviews, examines the distribution of family planning service delivery points in Jamaica and the services offered by the public and private sectors. Reports that rural areas have poor access to these methods, because of the concentration in urban areas of private sector providers - the main outlets for longer-acting methods. Recommends that the public sector continue to serve rural areas, since these areas are not attractive to private sector providers....
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