Family Planning in the DRC

Family Planning Sites in Kinshasa, DRC

COURTESY OF: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES FOR HEALTH

The Kinshasa School of Public Health, with support from Tulane University, conducted a survey between January 11th and March 15, 2012 of all family planning service delivery sites in Kinshasa.

ALL FAMILY PLANNING SITES IN KINSHASA, DRC


The map below presents all surveyed sites offering family planning services in Kinshasa, DRC. During the data collection phase of the project, the GPS coordinates of all surveyed sites were recorded and tabulated, and a Google Earth platform was created to display the different sites as well as the level of FP services they were offering on the day the survey was conducted.

Legend:
Pharmacies
Health Structures

Colors indicate the level of services offered on the day the survey was conducted:

Bright red indicates that the site offers FP services but had no trained staff and no contraceptive methods available besides condoms.

Orange indicates that the site offers FP services, had at least one staff member trained in FP, but no contraceptive methods available besides condoms on the day the survey was conducted.

Yellow indicates that the site offers FP services, had at least one staff member trained in FP and at least one contraceptive method available besides condoms on the day the survey was conducted.

Light green indicates that the site offers FP services, had at least one staff member trained in FP, and at least two contraceptive methods available besides condoms on the day the survey was conducted.

Dark green indicates that the site offers FP services, had at least one staff member trained in FP, at least two contraceptive methods available besides condoms, and a functioning Stocks and Sales Monitoring System on the day the survey was conducted.

INTERACTIVE MAP OF ALL FAMILY PLANNING SITES IN KINSHASA, DRC
View the interactive map on a Google Earth platform by clicking the button below.

All Family Planning Sites Interactive Map

Instructions for using interactive map
You can use the scroll wheel on your mouse, the track pad or the + / - signs on your keyboard to zoom in and out of the map and obtain information on a site that interest you. If two sites are too close to each other, they will pop up simultaneously; you need to zoom in to be able to select them separately. Once you select a site, an interactive bubble will appear with:

  • The GPS coordinates of the sites
  • ID number for the survey
  • The Site’s Commune and Address
  • Type of structure (Pharmacy or Health Structure) and Status (Private, Public, etc…)
  • Existence of a Stocks Monitoring System, and if yes, of what kind.
  • The number of Staff trained in Family Planning (FP_Staff)
  • Which contraceptive methods were available on the day the survey was conducted

"THREE STAR" FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES IN KINSHASA, DRC


The map below presents all surveyed sites offering “Three Star” family planning services in Kinshasa, DRC. The GPS coordinates of all surveyed sites were recorded and tabulated, then an interactive map was created using Google Earth to display all the sites offering “Three Star” standard FP services.

“Three Star” FP Sites:

  • Had at least one staff member trained in family planning.
  • Had at least two contraceptive methods available other than condoms, on the day the survey was conducted.
  • Had a functioning stocks and sales monitoring system.

Among the surveyed structures, 83 were “Three Star”, including 75 health structures and 8 pharmacies.

Legend:
Pharmacies
*Health Structures
*Formations Sanitaires (FOSA)

INTERACTIVE MAP OF "THREE STAR" FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES IN KINSHASA, DRC
View the interactive map on a Google Earth platform by clicking the button below.

Three Star Interactive Map

Instructions for using interactive map
'You can use the scroll wheel on your mouse, the track pad or the + / - signs on your keyboard to zoom in and out of the map and obtain information on a site that interest you. If two sites are too close to each other, they will pop up simultaneously; you need to zoom in to be able to select them separately. Once you select a site, an interactive bubble will appear with:

  • The GPS coordinates of the sites
  • ID number for the survey
  • The Site’s Commune and Address
  • Type of structure (Pharmacy or Health Structure) and Status (Private, Public, etc…)
  • Existence of a Stocks Monitoring System, and if yes, of what kind.
  • The number of Staff trained in Family Planning (FP_Staff)
  • Which contraceptive methods were available on the day the survey was conducted

FAMILY PLANNING SITES ADDITIONAL MAPS


These maps present surveyed FP sites based on the level of FP services they offered.

For all the maps, the main map represents downtown and the main urban area and the inset represents the more distant communes of Nsele and Maluku. Large spiraled circles represent health structures (“formation sanitaires”) and smaller dotted circles represent pharmacies, the color scheme indicates the level of FP services available. The background indicates the Communes’ boundaries and their names for better orientation.

MAP 1A

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Family Planning Sites Additional Map - Map 1A

This map represents all surveyed sites that have at least one staff trained in family planning.

MAP 1B

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Family Planning Sites Additional Map - Map 1B

This map represents all surveyed sites that have at least one staff trained in family planning and had at least one contraceptive method other than condoms available on the day of the study.

MAP 1C

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Family Planning Sites Additional Map - Map 1C

This map represents all surveyed sites that have at least one staff trained in family planning and had at least two contraceptive method other than condoms available on the day of the study.

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