by Eliana Jimenez-Soto, Zoe Dettrick, Sonja Firth et al.
Tropical Medicine & International Health – Article first published online: 13 March 2013
The authors collated the data necessary to inform local decision-making on scaling up family planning services. Their work highlighted major evidence gaps that have the potential to undermine efforts to plan and invest in family planning and interfere with monitoring progress. The seven leading knowledge gaps identified are outlined in this paper and provide an essential ‘front-line’ perspective to inform research priorities for effective scaling-up of family planning.