Drivers of Progress in Increasing Contraceptive Use in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Eastern and Southern Africa

"This policy brief documents the policy and program drivers that have propelled the impeccable progress in increasing or stalling contraceptive use in these five countries. Lessons from these countries can galvanize commitment to FP and propel similar progress in other countries in the region. A few countries in the East and Southern Africa regions are making good progress in improving contraceptive use. Ethiopia, Malawi and Rwanda have exhibited a new wave of optimism and made good progress in addressing barriers of access to modern contraception over the past decade or so."