Appendix

COMMITTEE ON POPULATION

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES/

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Expert Meeting on

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR FAMILY PLANNING

1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W.

Foundry Building - Room 2004

Washington, D.C.

July 21-22, 1994

Thursday, July 21

Welcoming Remarks

10:30 - 10:40

Barbara Boyle Torrey (Executive Director, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education)

10:40 - 10:50

Amy Tsui (Committee on Population, and Meeting Chair)

Potential Effects of Reduced Subsidies

10:50 - 11:10

T. Paul Schultz (Yale University): What Do We Know About Effects of Family Planning Program Inputs on Fertility Decline?

11:10 - 11:30

Paul Gertler and John Molyneaux (RAND): What Do We Know About Effects of Subsidies on Contraceptive Prevalence and Method Choice?

11:30 - 11:50

John Akin (University of North Carolina): Potential Effects of Reduced Subsidies on the Poor.

11:50 - 12:30

Comments by Susan Cochrane (World Bank) and Martha Ainsworth (World Bank); Discussion.

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch



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Resource Allocation for Family Planning in Developing Countries: Report of a Meeting Appendix COMMITTEE ON POPULATION NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES/ NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Expert Meeting on RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR FAMILY PLANNING 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W. Foundry Building - Room 2004 Washington, D.C. July 21-22, 1994 Thursday, July 21 Welcoming Remarks 10:30 - 10:40 Barbara Boyle Torrey (Executive Director, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education) 10:40 - 10:50 Amy Tsui (Committee on Population, and Meeting Chair) Potential Effects of Reduced Subsidies 10:50 - 11:10 T. Paul Schultz (Yale University): What Do We Know About Effects of Family Planning Program Inputs on Fertility Decline? 11:10 - 11:30 Paul Gertler and John Molyneaux (RAND): What Do We Know About Effects of Subsidies on Contraceptive Prevalence and Method Choice? 11:30 - 11:50 John Akin (University of North Carolina): Potential Effects of Reduced Subsidies on the Poor. 11:50 - 12:30 Comments by Susan Cochrane (World Bank) and Martha Ainsworth (World Bank); Discussion. 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch

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Resource Allocation for Family Planning in Developing Countries: Report of a Meeting How Would Subsidies Be Reduced? 1:30 - 1:50 J.K. Satia (ICOMP): Can Improved Program Efficiency Reduce the Need for Subsidies? 1:50 - 2:10 Barbara Janowitz* (Family Health International): Variability in Costs of Family Planning Services. 2:10 - 2:30 Judith Bruce* (Population Council): Possible Cost Implications of Efforts to Improve the Quality of Care 2:30 - 2:50 Rodolfo Bulatao (World Bank): Could the Private Sector Expand While the Public Sector Reduces Subsidies? 2:50 - 3:30 Comments by James Knowles (Abt Associates) and John Ross (Futures Group); Discussion. 3:30 - 3:50 Tea break 3:50 - 4:10 Michael Reich (Harvard University): The Political Economy of Reforms in the Health Sector: Possible Lessons for Reform Efforts in Family Planning 4:10 - 4:30 Discussion. 6:00 Dinner Friday, July 22 8:30 - 9:15 Continental breakfast (in meeting room) 9:15- 9:35 Ratna Tjahja (BKKBN, Indonesia): How Indonesia Is Implementing User Fees and Targetted Subsidies 9:35 - 9:55 Dean Jamison (UCLA and Committee on Population): Family Planning and the Costs of Basic Health Services 9:55 - 10:35 Comments by Stan Bernstein (UNFPA); Discussion 10:35 - 10:45 Break

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Resource Allocation for Family Planning in Developing Countries: Report of a Meeting What Happens When Foreign Assistance is Reduced? 10:45 - 11:05 Gabriel Ojeda (PROFAMILIA, Colombia): What Can Be Learned From Experience in Colombia? 11:05 - 11:25 Jeff Tsai (Executive Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China): What Can be Learned from Experience in Taiwan? 11:25 - 11:45 Ruth Levine (World Bank): A Review of Sustainability of Family Planning Programs in Four Countries. 11:45 - 12:25 Comments by Peter Donaldson (Population Reference Bureau) and Thomas Merrick (World Bank); Discussion. 12:30 - 1:15 Lunch Wrap-Up Session: Implications for Aid Donors and Governments of Developing Countries 1:15 - 2:45 Discussion chaired by Amy Tsui * Unable to attend; presentation delivered in her absence.