In 2012, IntraHealth International committed to advocating for and expanding access to an increased number of skilled frontline health workers delivering quality family planning services in West Africa. The organization pledged to help double West Africa’s regional average contraceptive prevalence rate by 2020. In 2016, IntraHealth committed to applying its technical, programmatic, measurement, and advocacy resources and expertise to achieve its 2012 goal. Specifically, it pledged to deliver quality family planning services and products globally and in 20 FP2020 priority countries. The organization aims to reach 315,000 health workers annually by 2020 with education, skills building, and supervisory, management, technical, and policy support.
IntraHealth International Commitment
IntraHealth International commits to advocating for and expanding access to an increased number of skilled frontline health workers delivering quality family planning services in West Africa, building on its global commitment to ensuring health workers are present, ready, connected and safe. IntraHealth International commits to contributing to doubling West Africa’s regional average contraceptive prevalence rate by 2020 – leveraging new and existing programs and partnerships with governments, donors, civil society and the private sector to: expand use of mobile technologies to increase health workers’ access to accurate, up-to-date information on family planning and reproductive health services; foster greater integration of family planning with HIV/AIDS services and maternal, newborn and child health care; collaborate with regional and national accrediting agencies and professional associations to ensure that pre-service and in-service training curricula include state-of-the-art information on methods, services and behavior change; encourage greater involvement and support of male partners for the successful use of contraceptive methods and family planning and reproductive health services; support increased engagement and leadership of civil society and young people to promote healthy reproductive health behaviors, including greater social and cultural acceptability of family planning; and advocate for increased political support and investment in family planning by government partners.
IntraHealth International FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2015
IntraHealth has been working towards this commitment through our projects in Mali and Senegal and our role as the host for the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit.
IntraHealth International Revitalized Commitment
In July 2016, IntraHealth renewed its original commitment—made at the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning—to the Family Planning 2020 partnership.
IntraHealth International FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2016
In September 2016, IntraHealth International shared an update on progress in achieving its Family Planning 2020 commitment in the 2015-2016 timeframe.