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COVID-19 lockdowns and contraception: unexpected findings in four African countries

By Shannon N. Wood, Assistant Scientist in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University
Celia Karp, Assistant Scientist in the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University
Funmilola OlaOlorun, Lecturer/ Honorary Consultant at College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
Pierre Akilimali, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, University of Kinshasa
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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the sexual and reproductive health needs of women across contexts. To curb the spread of disease across sub-Saharan Africa, many governments imposed early lockdown measures, including closures of borders, enforcement of curfews, and restrictions on movement.

During these initial lockdown periods (around March to June 2020), modelling projections…


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