Rapid Assessment of IUD acceptance and service provision in Bihar

About the project

The scope of work was to assess IUD use, source of service and socio- economic profiles of the IUD acceptors, mapping acceptors perspectives on service quality, Continuation and discontinuation rates and reasons for discontinuation. Facility assessment was done with special reference to provision of IUD services including assessing provider knowledge and skills in IUD insertion, facilities for screening and issues related to privacy and confidentiality, availability of IUD equipments. The study was helpful in getting acquainted with the people, place and practices in general. The acceptors acquired an opportunity to analyze their current practices and suggest what could be improved so that there are some agreements on few solutions.