October 17, 1966

Family Planning and Population Programs: A Review of World Developments

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Proceedings of the International Conference on Family Planning Programs, Geneva, August 1965, edited by the Planning Committee for the Conference, Bernard Berelson, chairman, 848 pp, with illus, $12.50, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1966.

JAMA. 1966;198(3):331. doi:10.1001/jama.1966.03110160159062

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This volume consists of a collection of 61 papers presented at the International Conference on Family Planning Programs held in Geneva, Switzerland in August 1965. The conference, sponsored by the Ford Foundation and the Population Council, attracted experts from around the world to discuss problems of population control. Included are papers by physicians, public health workers, demographers, economists, educators, sociologists, and behavioral scientists. The topics covered are divided into several main groupings: national programs of population control, organization and administration of programs, contraceptive methods, and research and evaluation.

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