Training Years: 2018-2019
Training Site: Kinshasa School of Public Health
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mentors: Jane Bertrand, PhD, MBA (Tulane); Patrick Kayembe (Kinshasa SPH)
Title: Implanon NXT in Kinshasa, DRC: Continuation rates and reasons for discontinuation
Program Objectives: To provide insight into patterns of implant use in a high-fertility setting.
Aim 1: Evaluate the 24-month continuation rate for Implanon NXT provided by nursing students.
Aim 2: Identify the characteristics associated with continuation of this method at 24 months.
Aim 3: Explain the reasons that clients opt to have the method withdrawn.
NIH Support: Fogarty fellow postdoctoral training award