Integrating Family Planning Into Postabortion Care

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Pathfinder International
Information provided by:
FHI 360
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01020552
First received: November 18, 2009
Last updated: April 28, 2010
Last verified: April 2010
  Purpose

A descriptive post-intervention study designed to provide data to decision-makers at the Kenyan Ministry of Health, the Extending Service Delivery Project (ESD), and Pathfinder International about whether and how to scale-up the ESD Project's postabortion care (PAC) services package. Approximately three months of data will be collected following the introduction of postabortion care job aids in eight public sector health facilities in Central Province and Nairobi, Kenya. Postabortion clients and providers will be interviewed; facilities providing PAC services will be inventoried using facility checklists.


Condition Intervention
Postabortion Care
Other: Provision of PAC job aids and provider training on the use of the job aids

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: ESD: Integrated Services for Women Seeking Postabortion Care in Kenya

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Further study details as provided by FHI 360:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Knowledge, attitudes, and practice regarding PAC job aids (clients and providers) [ Time Frame: Anticipated end of data collection 12/31/09 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Client-report of provider counseling, by client age [ Time Frame: Anticipated end of analysis/report writing 4/28/10 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: Provision of PAC job aids and provider training on the use of the job aids
    Facility-level intervention applied to all study facilities
Detailed Description:

A descriptive post-intervention study designed to provide data to decision-makers at the Kenyan Ministry of Health, the Extending Service Delivery Project (ESD), and Pathfinder International about whether and how to scale-up the ESD Project's postabortion care (PAC) services package. Approximately three months of data will be collected following the introduction of postabortion care job aids in eight public sector health facilities in Central Province and Nairobi, Kenya. Postabortion clients and providers will be interviewed; facilities providing PAC services will be inventoried using facility checklists.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

non healthy participants

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • For Facilities: APHIA II facilities supported by the ESD project in Central Province and Nairobi, Kenya where: (1) PAC services are provided, (2) at least one provider has received PAC and Youth-friendly PAC training, (3) Community mobilization has been initiated, (4) PAC equipment and supplies have been procured, (5) PAC job aids have been distributed.
  • For Clients: Women aged 15 years or older who have received PAC services at a study facility and who have a telephone on which they can be contacted
  • For Providers: Any person who offers PAC services at a study facility
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01020552

Locations
Kenya
Gatundu District Hospital
Gatundu, Central, Kenya
Karatina District Hospital
Karatina, Central, Kenya
Kerugoya District Hospital
Kerugoya, Central, Kenya
Muranga District Hospital
Muranga, Central, Kenya
Thika District Hospital
Thika, Central, Kenya
Tigoni District Hospital
Tigoni, Central, Kenya
Muthethania Maternity
Nairobi, Nairobi-West, Kenya
Mbagathi District Hospital
Nairobi, West, Kenya
Sponsors and Collaborators
FHI 360
Pathfinder International
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Emily Evens, MPH FHI 360
Principal Investigator: Rose Otieno-Masaba, MD Family Health International - Nairobi
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cate Lane Senior Youth Health Advisor, Pathfinder International
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01020552     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10035
Study First Received: November 18, 2009
Last Updated: April 28, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board
Kenya: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by FHI 360:
APHIA II
AIDS, Population, and Health Integrated Assistance project
DCF
data collection forms
FDA
Federal Drug Administration
FP
family planning
IRB
Institutional Review Board
PAC
postabortion care
To document the ESD PAC svc pkg including the provision of services, client satisfaction with those services and provider attitudes towards PAC services
To examine any differences in implementation of the ESD PAC services package for youth and adult clients
To assess the usefulness of five Youth-Friendly PAC Job Aids developed by ESD

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2014