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Date: 09/09/2015
Source: Government of Cameroon
Type: Updates
In August 2015, the Government of Cameroon shared an update on progress in achieving its policy, financial and program and service delivery commitments to FP2020.  The Government of Cameroon introduced Implanon NXT and Sayana Press in 2015. The Family Health Department is currently developing a pilot project for community-based distribution with Sayana Press in two health districts. The [Family...
Date: 09/07/2015
Source: Government of Malawi
Type: Updates
In August 2015, the Government of Malawi shared an update on progress in achieving its policy and program and service delivery commitments to FP2020. Policy & Political The Parliament of Malawi in February unanimously voted to pass a bill that bans child marriage by raising the minimum legal age of marriage from 15 to 18 years old. The Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations bill is now...
Date: 08/31/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Updates
Kitui County in Kenya allocated US $161,529 for family planning in its 2015/16 budget. This is the first time the county has included a specific budget line for family planning. Advance Family Planning (AFP) partner Jhpiego Kenya and Kyeni Foundation, an Opportunity Fund recipient, led the advocacy to allocate funding for family planning, working with the county’s family planning technical...
Date: 08/31/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Updates
In July, Family Planning 2020 awarded Advance Family Planning partner Yayasan Cipta Cara Padu Foundation a Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) grant to support the KB Kencana national family planning revitalization program in Indonesia. The grant will fund advocacy efforts in 8 districts in 4 provinces with some of the greatest family planning needs in the country: East Java, South Sulawesi, Maluku,...
Date: 08/31/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Updates
Three rural districts made budget allocations for family planning totaling US $20,700 in the Lake Zone of Tanzania, which reports some of the lowest contraceptive prevalence rates in the country. Advocacy led by local Advance Family Planning partner Health Promotion Tanzania (HDT) culminated in the Serengeti District and Tarime Town Councils allocating funding from their own sources for the first...
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