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Date: 11/15/2018
Source: ICFP Hub
Type: In the News
At a time of unprecedented importance for women’s health and rights, I am heartened to see how the global family planning community is working together as never before to ensure women are able to plan if and when to have a child—to live the lives they have dreamed for themselves. Our efforts are paying off and revealing what is possible when we come together around common problems. A prime...
Date: 11/14/2018
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Family Planning 2020's groundbreaking new report on family planning in the world’s 69 lowest-income countries released this month shows more women and adolescent girls than ever before are making the voluntary choice to use contraception in their everyday lives. More importantly, country governments are prioritizing family planning programs as an essential part of their development strategies....
Date: 10/13/2017
Source: Human Rights Watch
Type: In the News
Dear Secretary Tillerson: We are writing to share our initial research findings and recommendations on early implications of the US government's 'Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance' policy [hereinafter 'the policy']. This research included interviews with representatives of 45 organizations in Kenya and Uganda that currently receive US global health funding, many of whom had planned to...
Date: 09/27/2017
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: In the News
In October 2016, Tharaka Nithi county in Kenya initiated a tracking mechanism to capture data on community health volunteers’ provision of DMPA injectable contraceptives. Advance Family Planning local partner Jhpiego Kenya advocated for its establishment so that local leaders could track uptake of the method. The 2011 national policy that enabled community health volunteers (CHVs) to provide...
Date: 09/12/2017
Source: 120 Under 40
Type: In the News
The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announces the 2017 winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders today. 120 Under 40 recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide; it is led by the Gates Institute with support from...
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