In an era of shrinking and finite donor resources, Guatemala provides a heartening example of how civil society and government champions can work together to secure public funds for contraceptives. In Guatemala, several key interlocking components have been instrumental in helping sustain contraceptive financing: motivated civil society organizations, effective advocacy, policy dialogue, long-term donor technical support, strong policies and regulations, and joint civil society-government monitoring of policies.
Carr, D., M. de la Cruz, and H. Cross. 2017. Establishing and Sustaining Government Financing for Contraceptives in Guatemala. Washington, DC: Palladium, Health Policy Plus.
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