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UNFPA in East and Southern Africa has produced a wealth of evidence-based research reports to inform programmes on sexual and reproductive health.


Evidence Briefs


Research Summaries

  Research Reports



Evidence Briefs

Botswana: SRHR and HIV Linkages Indicator Baseline Survey Report (2016)

Burundi: Obstetric Fistula Prevalence - National Survey (2013)

DRC: 10 ans: Comment cet âge, déterminant chez les filles, conditionne notre avenir en République Démocratique du Congo? (2017)

DRC: Evaluation des Besoins en Soins Obstetricaux et Neonatals d’Urgence dans Trois Provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo (2012)

Malawi: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend to Accelerate Socio-economic Transformation and Economic Development in Malawi (2016)

Mozambique: Child Marriage and Adolescent Pregnancy: Causes and Impact

Mozambique: Cost and Benefit Analysis on Expanding the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

Mozambique: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: Accelerating Structural and Socioeconomic Transformation

Mozambique: Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, and Newborn Workforce Assessment Report

Mozambique: Sixth Survey on Availability of Modern Contraceptives and Essential Life-Saving Maternal/Reproductive Health Medicines in Health Facilities

Mozambique: Women and Drought in Southern Mozambique: More Responsibilities, Less Power, and Increased Vulnerabilities

Namibia: Curbing Teenage Pregnancy: The Protective Role of Social Institutions and Family Planning

Rwanda: Interagency Gender Assessment of Refugee Camps (2017)

Rwanda: National Rapid Assessment for Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV Linkages and Integration

South Africa: Stop Violence Against Women: Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response

South Africa: Strategic planning for saving the lives of mothers, newborns, and children and preventing stillbirths in KwaZulu-Natal province: modelling using the Lives Saved Tool

Swaziland: An Assessment of the Impact of the El Niño-Induced Drought on Children, Youth, and Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers

Swaziland: Community-Based Distribution of Family Planning Commodities: A Feasibility Study Report

Swaziland: Improving the Quality of Maternal and Neonatal Health Services: A Situational Analysis (2011)

Swaziland: Rapid Assessment of Condom Needs, Availability, Access and Use, Especially Among Young People

Swaziland: Socio-Cultural Factors Influencing Utilization of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Among Youth

Swaziland: State of the Youth Report

Swaziland: Survey on the Availability of Contraceptives and Life-Saving Maternal Health Drugs in Service Delivery Points

Zambia: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: The Future We Want


Research Summaries

Assessment of Adolescent and Youth-Friendly Health Service Delivery in the East and Southern Africa Region

Barriers to and motivation for modern contraceptives use in East and Southern Africa

Cross-Border Supply Chain Management Solutions

Family Planning Task Shifting: A Review of Approaches in East and Southern Africa

Increasing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Young Persons with Disabilities in East and Southern Africa

Total Marketing Approach Studies in 10 ESA Countries


Research Reports

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: the Future We Want for Zambia

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend to Accelerate Socioeconomic Transformation and Economic Development in Malawi