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Date: 08/16/2015
Source: PMNCH
Type: Updates
After three years of intense advocacy, women and children’s health is poised to claim a central role in the new post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda. The proposed outcome document of the SDG Summit, Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, was published this week. It includes a broad range of targets relating to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child...
Date: 06/22/2015
Source: USAID
Type: FP2020 in the Media
The question was clear: Are you a positive disrupter?  The response from the 170 participants was a resounding, “Yes!” The roar came from participants at the Accelerating Access to PPFP Global Meeting in Chaing Mai, Thailand. Convened by FP2020 in technical partnership with Jhpiego, the five-day June conference was the first step of many in ensuring that PPFP is recognized by all countries as a...
Date: 06/03/2015
Source: Marie Stopes International
Type: Press Releases
Marie Stopes International has announced it will double its commitment to Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), the global partnership dedicated to improving voluntary access to family planning information, services and supplies for women and girls in the world’s poorest countries. With this announcement, Marie Stopes International doubles its 2012 pledge to expand access to contraception to 6 million...
Date: 12/15/2014
Source: Government of Bangladesh
Type: Updates
The Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) has taken several steps to reduce the discontinuation rates of temporary methods: Previously all doses of injectable contraceptives (DMPA) were given by the health facility based Family Welfare Visitors (FWV) only. Community level FP providers i.e. Family Welfare Assistants (FWA) were not allowed to give injectables. The policy has been changed...
Date: 10/31/2014
Source: IPPF
Type: Updates
IPPF Member Association the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) played a very active role in making contraception free in the public sector. The Association participated in the Contraceptive Security Committee, which plays a leading role in finding solutions to challenges to contraceptive availability. In 2013, the government added contraception to the list of free services provided to...
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