To build up reproductive behavior models involving the use of modern contraceptive methods, avoidance of abortions as a means of family planning, rejection of risky behavior, faithfulness to sexual partners, and regular counseling with reproductive health medical specialists.
HDF implemented the program in cooperation with regional Ministries of Health and Health Care Departments
HDF trained 296 gynecologists and obstetricians on counseling couples and in group communication on RH. These specialists carried out 3,156 counseling sessions and 84 discussions with target audiences. As part of the campaign, 116 articles on RH were published in regional newspapers and magazines; 142 radio programs and 84 TV programs on RH were broadcast, including talk shows and interviews with specialists on RH; video spots were shown 269 times. HDF organized 14 community and city events.
Implemented in 2004 – 2007 in Orenburg, Vologda, Irkutsk, Tyumen, Barnaul, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, Ivanovo, and Syktyvkar.