Commitments, Progress & Transparency

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Guinea - Policy & Political

DateJuly 12, 2017

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2013:The Government of Guinea commits to finalizing and disseminating the national plan for accelerating progress on family planning by Dec. 31, 2013. It also commits to strengthening institutional instruments to establish policies and structures that effectively accelerate progress on family planning. The government commits to elaborating and disseminating legislation on reproductive health. In particular, Guinea commits to institutionalizing the National Campaign for Family Planning Services and elevating the institutional standing of family planning by creating a Family Planning Division within the National Directorate for Family Health and Nutrition. The government also pledges to enforce by 2018 the legal marriage age of 18 years old in accordance with the Children’s Code.

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Senegal - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2017

2017 Update: Read the commitment here

2012:Senegal launched a national plan for family planning in November 2012. Within the Ministry of Health, Senegal plans to make Reproductive Health Division a Directorate and create a Family Planning Division. Senegal will allocate additional financial and human resources to the Reproductive Health Division to ensure the execution and monitoring of the national plan; ensure accountability at highest level and regular monitoring of the national plan and its performance indicators; introduce an advocacy program to increase financing; and improve the regulatory framework to reinforce the private sector, and strengthen the public sector.

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Togo - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2017

2017 Update: Read the commitment here

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.

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Zimbabwe - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

2017 Update: Read the commitment here

2012: Zimbabwe will eliminate user fees for family planning services by 2013. Zimbabwe will work to strengthen public-private partnerships, including civil society organizations in the provision of community-based and outreach services and implement a national campaign to increase national awareness of family planning, and health worker training and sensitization.

Zimbabwe commits to developing a research agenda on family planning and strengthening overall monitoring and evaluation, including operations research in family planning, as well as to reviewing policies and strategies to promote innovative service delivery models to improve access and utilization of family planning services for women and girls, particularly from the poorest wealth quintiles.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) works to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty in the developing world by conducting empirical research, building capacity and advocating for evidence-based, practical ways to change policies and programs. ICRW will leverage new evidence to inform the framing of national reproductive health/family planning policy, development assistance programs and corporate social responsibility programs.

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