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Amy Finnegan

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health
Duke Global Health Institute
Trent 336, Durham, NC 27708
Trent Hall 336, Durham, NC 27708

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Bass Connections Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2021 - 2022 Projects & Field Work Information, Society & Culture
Bass Connections Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2020 - 2021 Projects & Field Work flag Kenya Information, Society & Culture
Data+ Project Leader - Data+ · 2019 Projects & Field Work Information, Society & Culture
Bass Connections Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2019 - 2020 Projects & Field Work flag Kenya Information, Society & Culture
Bass Connections Faculty Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2018 - 2019 Projects & Field Work flag Kenya

Primary Theme: Information, Society & Culture

One-third of women who begin using a modern method of contraception in low-income countries discontinue within the first year, and half within the first two years, putting them at risk for unintended pregnancies as well as maternal morbidity and mortality. The current method of measuring contraceptive discontinuation (quitting, switching and method failure) relies on household surveys collected in five-year intervals through a retrospective monthly contraceptive calendar. This measurement provides a broad overview of discontinuation, but does not show the granular details often needed to develop programs to effect change.

Bass Connections Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2021 - 2022 Projects & Field Work Information, Society & Culture
Bass Connections Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2020 - 2021 Projects & Field Work flag Kenya Information, Society & Culture
Data+ Project Leader - Data+ · 2019 Projects & Field Work Information, Society & Culture
Bass Connections Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2019 - 2020 Projects & Field Work flag Kenya Information, Society & Culture
Bass Connections Faculty Team Leader - Big Data for Reproductive Health · 2018 - 2019 Projects & Field Work flag Kenya

Primary Theme: Information, Society & Culture

One-third of women who begin using a modern method of contraception in low-income countries discontinue within the first year, and half within the first two years, putting them at risk for unintended pregnancies as well as maternal morbidity and mortality. The current method of measuring contraceptive discontinuation (quitting, switching and method failure) relies on household surveys collected in five-year intervals through a retrospective monthly contraceptive calendar. This measurement provides a broad overview of discontinuation, but does not show the granular details often needed to develop programs to effect change.

Bass Connections Faculty Team Leader - Data+ Project Lead · 2018 Projects & Field Work

Primary Theme: Information, Society & Culture