Family planning mothers' clubs in Korea

Program Q Asia Found. 1973;67:8.


PIP: Mothers' Clubs, supported by the Planned Parenthood Federation of Korea, are the major family planning units in rural areas of Korea. They function as a voluntary movement to encourage and socially legitimatize family planning, to seek out new acceptors, to serve as a supply channel for contraceptives, to encourage community participation, and to facilitate family planning communication. The idea has attracted international interest.

MeSH terms

  • Asia
  • Asia, Eastern
  • Communication*
  • Developing Countries
  • Group Processes*
  • Health Planning
  • Information Services*
  • Korea
  • Mothers*
  • Organization and Administration
  • Organizations*