Ensuring Community Demand and Accountability for High-Quality Family Planning Services

In India, the community serves as a critical level of the public health system providing community outreach, client mobilization and counseling and referrals to facilities for uptake of the full-method mix of contraceptives as well as other related reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services. The evidence-based approaches listed below help to ensure the activation of this critical level of the public health system.