Availability and Accessibility of Contraception: A Worldwide Public Health Problem

  • Fred T. Sai


It is a great honor and indeed a privilege to be present at this symposium in memory of one of the stalwarts of international health, Dr. Christopher Tietze. I cannot say that I had the privilege to know Chris Tietze well. Of the three great pioneers in those days, I mention Alan Guttmacher, Bernard Berelson, and Christopher Tietze. I happen to have known Guttmacher and Berelson a little better than I knew Chris. Happily though, by chance I spent a week at the same conference with him in Rehovot, Israel; and on one occasion we had a delightful luncheon chat ranging over many issues. I was profoundly impressed by his dedication to family planning.


Family Planning Abortion Rate Family Planning Service Family Planning Program Child Health Service 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred T. Sai
    • 1
  1. 1.The World BankUSA

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