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Indonesia to revive national family planning programme.

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Hari Fitri Putjuk, country representative at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs, raises the following issue: 'From demand side: there is still lots of fear due to myths, lack of understanding of methods, and some conservative religions are opposed to [family planning]. Most of the problem from demand side is that there is no focused information, all is generic. Mass media such as TV is the most effective media [but it is] not utilised effectively; social media is not developed effectively she tells The Lancet. 
 
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Abby Seiff

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2014
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February