What Do We Demand? Responding to the Call for Precision and Definitional Agreement in Family Planning's "Demand" and "Need" Jargon

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2022 Feb 28;10(1):e2200030. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-22-00030. Print 2022 Feb 28.


This commentary offers a response to the call to improve family planning language that describes “need” and “demand” and proposes a set of recommendations to add precision, improve measurement, and foster shared understanding in family planning.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Data Collection
  • Family Planning Services*
  • Health Services Needs and Demand*
  • Humans