World Health & Population

World Health & Population November -0001 : 0-0.doi:10.12927/whp..17490

Cost control, Access and Quality of Care: The Impact of IUD Revisit Norms in Ecuador

James Foreit, John Bratt, Karen Foreit and Teresa De Vargas


A signal detection paradigm modeled the effect of changing IUD revisit norms on detection of problems and costs in Ecuadorian family planning clinics. The study compared the current norm of four required revisits in the year following insertion with two alternatives requiring fewer revisits.
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