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Date: 04/10/2019
Source: Nepal's National Conference on Family Planning
Type: Updates
Internalizing the contributions of family planning for overall national development, several commitments have been declared. Conducting social mapping to identify the community who do not have access for family planning services and assessing the geographical remoteness to expand the services for targeted beneficiaries through innovative approaches. Assuring the sexual and reporudctive health...
Date: 02/26/2019
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Type: In the News
Note: MS ladies are trained health extension workers. Nigeria committed to task shifting to FP2020 and through their Family Planning Blueprint for 2014–2018, which included a roadmap for training Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) on implants insertion/removal. The Rapid Response Mechanism supported the process through two grants. Three times a week, Aishatu Abdullahi slips on a flowy...
Date: 03/26/2018
Source: Nepali Times
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Sita Yonjan, 21, has a two-year-old daughter, and recently stopped using contraceptives even though she is not planning to have another child. She says she doesn’t need her birth control implant anymore because her husband went away to work in Qatar two months ago. Yonjan visited a health post in Rayale village of Kavre to remove the birth control implant that she had inserted last year. The tiny...
Date: 01/30/2018
Source: Global Health TV
Type: FP2020 in the Media
By July 2017, more than 309 million women and girls were using modern contraception in 69 focus countries identified by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), a movement created in 2012 by four core partners, 38.8 million more than in 2012. This information came out in FP2020’s annual report “The Way Ahead, 2016-2017,” released in December. It reported that use of modern contraception in these 69...
Date: 06/09/2017
Type: Updates
Friends, May I add my own condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of UNFPA. I was fortunate to work closely with Dr Osotimehin on the FP2020 Reference Group and during that time I witnessed first-hand his profound commitment to women and girls and their right to access modern contraception, information and services. He was a tireless...
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