Learning Outcomes for Study Session 1

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

1.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 1.2 and 1.5)

1.2  Describe uncontrolled fertility and its impact on the health of mothers and children. (SAQs 1.1 and 1.2)

1.3  Discuss population size and growth and its social, economic and health consequences. (SAQs 1.2 and 1.3)

1.4  Discuss population pressures on the environment. (SAQ 1.4)

1.5  Describe the social, economic and health benefits of family planning. (SAQs 1.3 and 1.6)

1.6  Explain the profile of current family planning programmes in Ethiopia. (SAQ 1.7)

Study Session 1  An Overview of Population and Family Planning

1.1  Uncontrolled fertility