DateOctober 31, 2016
Updated - October 2016: FHI 360 renews its commitment to expand the evidence base for family planning programming and the translation of evidence into policy and practice. In response to a lack of knowledge about the association between hormonal contraception and HIV acquisition, FHI 360 will provide evidence to support contraceptive decision-making for women at risk of HIV infection who also wish to avoid pregnancy. FHI 360 continues its commitment to make family planning more accessible through task-shifting, by conducting research and advocacy for policy change. FHI 360 will continue to work with government stakeholders in FP2020 countries to develop, implement, and monitor costed implementation plans for family planning. In addition, FHI 360 will advocate for the inclusion of family planning as an essential part of an integrated approach to development; when women and girls are able to plan the size of their families and time their pregnancies, we make progress on nearly every Sustainable Development Goal.
July 11, 2012: FHI 360 will expand the evidence base for safe and effective family planning and will translate high-quality evidence into policy and practice.
DateSeptember 15, 2015
The government of Somalia commits to strengthening reproductive health commodity security by developing and implementing a strategy and action plan. In addition, Somalia pledges to establish a coordinated supply chain mechanism to ensure continuous availability of high-quality contraceptives and other essential reproductive and maternal health commodities. Furthermore, the government plans to increase institutional and workforce capacity in supply chain management and ensure the reproductive health supply chain is integrated with the emerging national health sector commodity supply chain.
The government also commits to expanding community-based family planning by strengthening linkages between health facilities and the community; integrating community reproductive health outreach interventions; improving the quality of services provided by community health workers; and strengthening referral systems. Madagascar also pledges to increase advocacy about family planning among communities, adolescents and young people, men and religious leaders and commits to strengthening coordination, commitment and collaboration between the public and private sector to improve reproductive health services, training, supplies, equipment and commodities.
DateSeptember 14, 2015
The government of Madagascar commits to strengthen community mobilization and distribution of contraception by prioritizing the needs of women and girls located in difficult-to-reach areas. Madagascar also pledges to ensure contraceptive security, including products for emergency contraception, to beneficiaries and institutionalize the annual national campaign for family planning. In addition, the government also commits to strengthening technical platforms for health training in family planning, particularly for long-acting and permanent methods and post-abortion/post-partum family planning.
L’activité consiste au renforcement de compétence des prestataires ensuite dotation en matériels /équipements.
DateOctober 3, 2014
The Government of Togo commits to increasing service coverage by taking into account private and associative structures offering family planning services, organizing family planning services for the benefit of isolated and marginalized groups, and improving the access of local populations to family planning methods through innovative strategies. It also commits to integrating adolescent-youth sexual and reproductive health services into the PMA (minimum package of services) of health structures and recruiting and training qualified personnel for offering quality services. The Government of Togo commits to strengthening data forecasting and management to optimize the supply chain and to promoting contraceptive product supply chain excellence.
Togo also pledges to evaluate community-based distribution of services, including injectables, by December 31, 2014, reinforce results-based mechanisms for coordination, monitoring, and evaluation, and strengthen communication around family planning, particularly for key target populations. The Government of Togo also pledges to promote family planning with advocacy tools (RAPID, religious RAPID) and to institutionalize the national campaign for family planning.
DateJuly 11, 2012
Rwanda will ensure the availability of family planning services in each of the 14,841 Rwanda administrative villages (Imidugudu) through delivery by the 45,000 community health workers already in service. There are also plans to expand existing family planning communications programs to raise awareness of family planning choices. Focusing on convenience and reducing the frequency of visits to health providers, the Government of Rwanda will introduce long-lasting contraceptive methods, including permanent ones and high quality integrated family planning services in every hospital and health center.
During the London Summit on Family Planning, the government of Rwanda committed to ensuring the availability of family planning services in each of the 14,841 Rwandan administrative villages (Imidugudu) through delivery by the 45,000 community health workers already in service. In 2014, the government reported that family planning services had been scaled across the country through community health workers.
In 2015-2016, the government of Rwanda reported that family planning services were provided countrywide at community level by Community Health Workers (CHWs) and the following activities were undertaken in support of this commitment:
The government of Rwanda engaged in the following activities to expand existing family planning communications programs to raise awareness of family planning choices:
The Government of Rwanda engaged in the following activities to introduce LAPMS and high-quality integrated family planning services in hospital and health centers:
DateJuly 11, 2012
Cote d'Ivoire commits to strengthening community-based services, expanding the family planning method mix, and providing access to family planning methods for women living with HIV and youth as part of national strategy to eliminate mother-to-child transmission.
DateJuly 11, 2012
The Aman Foundation’s funds will help facilitate research in integrated family health service delivery and family planning programs that help increase the number of new family planning users through improved quality of services, introduction to new contraceptive methods, innovative service-delivery interventions, and demand generation. The Aman Foundation also commits to enhancing partnerships with local community-based organizations, the private sector, and the public sector through an integrated community-based approach. The Aman Foundation will improve quality and effectiveness of family planning programs and services in the targeted project areas and will help to increase women's and girls’ ability to make informed decisions and have access to the most appropriate family planning services and supplies.
DateJuly 11, 2012
Zambia will work to expand method mix and increase access, particularly for the underserved population. Zambia will allow task shifting to community health assistants and trained community based distributors to increase access for the underserved communities, and initiate new dialogue with religious and traditional leaders and NGOs at local level to generate demand, dispel the myths and 'open up the dialogue' on family planning. Finally, Zambia will utilize sub-district structures to generate demand for family planning.
In July 2016, the Government of Zambia shared an update on progress in achieving its policy, financial and program and service delivery commitments to FP2020.
The government reports performing the following activities in support of its program and service delivery commitment:
DateJuly 11, 2012
Mozambique will use the budget line for family planning in the Ministry of Health budget to procure contraceptive supplies, and will cover 5 percent (2012), 10 percent (2015), and 15 percent (2020) of contraceptive needs in the federal budget. The Government plans to secure additional funding needed to implement the national Family Planning and Contraceptives Strategy by 2015 through partnerships with the private sector and donors to cover the current funding gap of $15 million.