M4M Side Session and Presentations at PAA 2018 Conference

April 2018

Event: Measuring Quality in Family Planning: state of the field and new opportunities

In addition to interactive discussion, the event will feature presentations from M4M Director of Research Nirali Chakraborty; Aparna Jain from Population Council; Yoonjoung “YJ” Choi and David Bishai from the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, JHSPH; and Kelsey Holt from University of California, San Francisco. Presentation topics will include measuring quality across facility and community settings in India, variations in the Method Information Index (MII) over time, how and how well the MII may be used to measure quality, the creation of a new scale for FP counseling, and assessing quality impact via computer simulation.

If you’re attending the conference, look out for M4M’s presence at the PAA 2018:

Presentation: Verifying the Method Information Index

Friday, April 27th, 10:15am: Dr. Karen Chang will present a talk on M4M’s recent research in Pakistan and Uganda on the MII: “Probing for Method-Specific Responses to Verify the Method Information Index.”

Poster: Identifying Adopters of Family Planning

Thursday, April 26th, 8:00am: Karla Feeser will display and discuss M4M research in her poster: “Identifying Adopters of Family Planning”