DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WELCOMES REPRESENTATIVES FROM 11 ASIAN NATIONS FOR 2ND FP2020 ASIA REGIONAL FOCAL POINT WORKSHOP
DateMay 9, 2017
SourceDepartment of Health, Philippines
On behalf of the Philippine government and the Filipino people, the top leadership of the Department of Health (DOH) welcomes attendees of Family Planning 2020’s (FP2020) second Asia Regional Focal Point Workshop, which is being held in Manila from May 8-10. In her opening remarks on the two-day international workshop, Department of Health Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial noted that the meetings brings to the table nearly 50 government officials, donor agency representatives, and civil society members from 11 Asian countries to identify and discuss family planning challenges, opportunities, and priorities. The event attendees will share their experiences and expertise to expand access to high quality family planning services, which are directed toward the goal of enabling 120 million additional girls and women to use contraceptives by 2020 as part of the FP2020 partnership.