Sources of Family Planning: Uganda

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Four out of ten modern contraceptive users in Uganda obtain their method from the private sector. Understanding where women acquire their family planning methods is important to increase access to modern contraception and catalyze efforts to meet Uganda’s Family Planning 2020 commitments and Health Sector Development Plan goals. This brief presents a secondary analysis of the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey to describe where modern contraceptive users obtain their methods and to examine the contribution of the private sector to family planning.