Burkina Faso

Six rounds of the PMA2020 family planning survey were completed in Burkina Faso from 2014-2018. 

In collaboration with FHI-360, questions on contraceptive acceptability were added in 2016. In 2016 and 2017, two rounds of remote data collection via phone calls were completed.

Two rounds of PMA Nutrition surveys were completed in 2017 and 2018 measuring the nutritional status of women and children, including mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurements. PMA Agile data were collected in two urban areas from facilities and clients. 


Snapshot of Indicators

Snapshot of Indicators (SOIs) are online tables  that provide a summary of key family planning indicators and information on sample design, questionnaires, data processing, response rates and sample error estimates.

View indicators for Burkina Faso by round


For more on the studies in Burkina Faso:

Access DataLab Request Access to Datasets

Research in Burkina Faso

19.1%

of women reported an unmet need for family planning in 2018, down from 24.5% in 2016 and 31.5% in 2014.

Data Products

PMA uses innovative mobile technology to support low-cost, rapid-turnaround surveys monitoring key health and development indicators. Surveys are completed by resident enumerators, uploaded to a central server via a mobile data network, cleaned and analyzed. Results are disseminated shortly after.

Technical Area Survey Results Brief Indicators Report
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Ouagadougou, SDP, 2018-19 English French
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Ouagadougou, Client, 2018-19 English French
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Koudougou, SDP, 2018-19 English French
PMA Agile PMA Agile, Koudougou, Client, 2018-19 English French
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 2, 2015 English French
Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene PMA2020, Round 2, 2015 English French
Nutrition PMA2020 Nutrition, Round 2, 2018 English French
Nutrition PMA2020 Nutrition, Round 1, 2017 English French
Menstrual Hygiene Management PMA2020, Round 1, 2017 English French
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 1, 2014 English French English French
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 2, 2015 English French English French
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 3, 2016 English French English French
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 4, 2017 English French English French
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 5, 2018 English French English
Family Planning PMA2020, Round 6, 2019 English French
Adolescent & Young Adults PMA2020, Round 5, 2018 English French

Publications

PMA has a variety of publications including briefs, reports and overview documents  that may be used to inform health policy and programming decisions.

Implementing Partner

ISSP Logo

Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP) (Higher Institute of Population Studies) of the University of Ouagadougou

The Higher Institute of Population Sciences (ISSP) is one of the 5 institutes of the Joseph Ki-Zerbo University of Ouagadougou which have the same status as the faculties. Its main mission is to conduct research and training. In terms of research, ISSP is organized around 3 research units: the Population and Health Research Unit, the Population and Education Research Unit and the Mobility, Housing and Environment Research Unit. In addition to these 3 units, there is a transversal research platform, the Ouagadougou Demographic Surveillance System (ODSS). 
In terms of training, ISSP currently offers 2 master's degrees (a professional master's degree in population and health and a master's degree in population science research). In addition to these 2 master’s degrees, there is a Bachelor degree in social statistics and many short-term training courses for professionals.

ISSP

Principal Investigator

Georges Guiella

Georges Guiella, PhD

Dr. Georges Guiella is a professor and Deputy Director of the Higher Institute of Population Sciences (ISSP) at the Joseph Ki-Zerbo University in Ouagadougou. He is also the Director of the Francophone Hub for PMA. His research experiences include sexual and reproductive health, particularly that of adolescents and youth, including family planning and abortion. He also has an experience in evaluating Integrated Community Case Management of childhood diseases in the communities (iCCM). Dr. Guiella obtained his Master's degree in Demography from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and his Doctorate in Demography from the University of Montreal (Canada).

GTranslate