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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: 09/25/2017
Source: Pape Gaye
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Global health experts know that if we were to reach a point where every pregnancy was wanted, and where all unmet need for contraception around the world were finally met, 30% of maternal morbidity and mortality would be eliminated. Infant and child mortality would plummet, global gender equality would rise, and social and economic development would flourish. Contraception can affect all these...
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...
Date: 09/11/2017
Source: The Challenge Initiative
Type: Updates
IntraHealth International’s office is located in Dakar, Senegal, and acts as the Francophone West Africa Accelerator Hub for The Challenge Initiative. For more than a decade, IntraHealth International collaborated with the government, health workers, and other local stakeholders to strengthen Senegal’s health systems and bring high-quality health care services to more communities. After years of...
Date: 09/11/2017
Source: The Challenge Initiative
Type: Updates
The Challenge Initiative is positioned to promote sustainability, local ownership and demonstrate the feasibility of long term investment in Reproductive Health. TCI offers Nigeria the chance to accelerate and scale up the positive changes in reproductive health delivered through the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) since 2009.  Managed by The Johns Hopkins Center for...
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