by Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University .
Written in English
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Viravaidya became one of the most well-known figures in Thailand. His good-natured but indefatigable promotion of birth control earned him the nickname of Mr. Condom. Financial incentives were offered to community members willing to distribute contraceptives as well as to villagers who practice family Size: 28KB. Thailand - The national family planning program: Main report (English) The results of Thailand's national family planning program have been among the most successful to be found anywhere in the world. Eight factors appear to explain these strong results: (i) an unusually receptive population; (ii) a well-developed network. Mechai became Thailand’s own “Mr. Condom.” They soon went to the schools to educate children on the risks associated with unprotected sex, but they made it enjoyable. The team developed games that promoted family planning initiatives and condom balloon competitions, and in five years trained over , teachers in family planning methods. Thailand has lowered its birth rate quickly – and substantially – thanks to the creativity of family planning approaches, the openness of the Thai people to new ideas, and the willingness of the gov- ernment to work with the Population and Community Development Association (PDA), a private non-profit organization and the largest nongovernmental agency in Thailand.
Over the past 60years, population control has become an increasingly urgent issue worldwide as a growing population strains already limited resources. The use of financial incentives to promote family planning is an innovative approach that has potential to make a contribution to efforts to better manage population growth. The implementation of incentive programs in asocio-economically homogenous population has resultedin an increase in the likelihood of current ofcontraceptive use. The results of this study suggestthat motivational programs are more likely to improvelong term use of temporary family planning methodsthan cash incentive by: for voluntary family planning programs are needed: • Chapter one—explaining the neglect of family planning programs since the mids—argues for a reinvestment in publicly funded family planning pro-grams and presents new evidence on fertility decline and its File Size: 1MB. The Ayatollah Khomeni did away with the family planning programs put in place by the former Shah a. because of religious reasons b. as a means of reducing the power of women c. to increase the labor force d. because he also removed the country's pension system e. as a means of increasing the size of his army.
One strategy for improving family planning (FP) uptake at the community level is the use of performance-based incentives (PBIs), which offer community distributors financial incentives to recruit more users of by: 6. The use of financial incentives to promote family planning is an innovative approach that has potential to make a contribution to efforts to better manage population growth. This report reviews eight studies that examined the effect of incentives on family by: Family planning efforts began in ; TFR fell from to ; infant mortality and illiteracy rates 1/3 to 1/2 of India's rates Population control program is extensive, intrusive and strict: postpone childbearing only one child/family -->benefits effect b/c China is dictatorship; limited resources would have mean disaster. program Moreover, research suggests that participants continue to be involved in a program when they experience a sense of belonging to a group or activity Incentives may spur academic achievement. Incentives may also strengthen participants’ commitment to learning The increased program attendance that incentives inspire can provide youth with additional File Size: KB.