Commitments, Progress & Transparency

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Afghanistan - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2016

The government of Afghanistan—as outlined in the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health—commits to adhering to the agreements made in the Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health Strategy (2017-2020) and the Kabul Declaration for Maternal and Child Health (2015). Through collaboration with the Family Planning 2020 Country Coordination Committee, the government pledges to increase access to reproductive health services by 2020. It also commits to ensure commodity security and increase method mix in Afghanistan, with a focus on long-acting and reversible methods and postpartum family planning. The Ministry of Public Health will finalize and operationalize the RHSC Strategic Action Plan. The government also pledges to ensure accountability through review of performance—led by the Ministry of Public Health—of the reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health program using RMNCH quarterly scorecards.

DateSeptember 15, 2015

Management Sciences for Health commits to fostering dialogue between the family planning and reproductive health community and ministers of finance to establish accountability platforms.

Mali - Policy & Political

DateDecember 23, 2014

The government commits to disseminating the reproductive health law developed in 2002 and to engage in advocacy at the highest levels of the State, including with the Head of State, First Lady, Prime Minister, organization presidents, ministries and religious and traditional community leaders, in support of reproductive health and family planning as a development priority. Mali also pledges to strengthen the partnership with stakeholders, such as the private sector, public corporations and professional organizations, in the implementation of the National Family Planning Action Plan as well as improve transparency and accountability relating to business mechanisms.

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Cameroon - Program & Service Delivery

DateNovember 25, 2014

The Government of Cameroon commits to ensuring contraceptive security to avoid stock outs, providing the full range of contraceptives by ensuring quality services, including family planning counseling, training, and supervision of health workers, and ensuring the government’s and its partners’ accountability for funding family planning.

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Guinea - Program & Service Delivery

DateNovember 12, 2013

The government commits to improving the access of local populations to all family planning methods by using community based service provision and increasing service coverage by taking into account private sector and civil society structures in supplying family planning services. The government commits to integrating youth sexual and reproductive health services into the basic services of health structures in two to eight administrative regions by 2018.

Guinea also pledges to recruiting 2,000 health workers in 2014, at a cost of USD $3.5 million. Each year until 2017, the government will recruit an additional workforce of 51 midwives, 111 government-registered nurses for rural areas, and will train 300 health technicians to serve as midwives.

Guinea will continue the roll-out of long-acting and permanent methods in 15 health districts currently lacking them. Guinea also pledges to improve forecasts and data management to optimize the family planning supply chain.

In addition, the government will strengthen results-driven coordination, monitoring and evaluation, and accountability mechanisms.  Guinea commits to developing partnerships with the private sector to enhance financing for family planning.

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PAI - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

Population Action International (PAI) advocates for women and families to have access to contraception in order to improve their health, reduce poverty and protect their environment.

PAI will support policy engagement and capacity transfer among Southern civil society organizations; conduct policy-relevant research to support evidence-based advocacy; and promote accountability at the global, regional and national levels to meet the demand for contraception.

DateJuly 11, 2012

The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition’s (RHSC) Resource Mobilization and Awareness Working Group (RMAWG) contributes to the health and well-being of all individuals by ensuring they have access to reproductive health commodities they want when they need them.

As part of RHSC, RMAWG commits to helping fulfill commitments made by convening country-level consultations in the world’s poorest countries to identify the most pressing policy barriers that restrict service delivery and access in each country and jointly define effective actions to address these barriers. RMAWG will publish and circulate widely the results of these consultations. Focusing on civil society engagement and partnerships, RMAWG also commits to raising awareness, mobilizing resources, driving policy change and implementation and holding governments and donors accountable for their commitments at both the global and national level.


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Children's Investment Fund Foundation - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation is compelled by evidence on the need to address reproductive health concerns of adolescents, as girls and young women and their children are most severely impacted by failures to access the knowledge and tools for family planning. CIFF will apply its expertise in program monitoring and impact measurement to help in the development of a robust monitoring and accountability process to help track progress toward stated Family Planning 2020 goals.

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CARE International - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

CARE International will strengthen local governance mechanisms and the capacity of women and communities, particularly the most marginalized groups, to meaningfully participate in their own health, engage in local decision-making processes and to hold governments accountable to their commitments. CARE International is committed to building political will and mobilizing action at all levels—local to national to global—to ensure continued funding and prioritization of sexual, reproductive, and maternal health, scale-up of successful approaches, accountability to commitments and implementation of policies and programs that are rights-based, effective, culturally appropriate and address the needs of communities. 

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Sierra Leone - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

A solid policy platform for family planning is already in place. This includes:

  • The National Health Sector Strategic Plan
  • The Reproductive, Newborn and Child Health Policy and Strategy
  • The Reproductive Health Commodity security strategic Plan
  • The Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategic Plan for Adolescents and Young People
  • The Ministry's 5-year Results and Accountability Framework
  • IHP+ Sierra Leone


Advance Family Planning - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

With its many partners, Advance Family Planning will persuade policy-makers to honor their London Summit on Family Planning commitments and, in general, seek increased political commitment and funding from public and private sources for family planning at the global, regional, country and local levels. AFP’s focus countries are: Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Hewlett Foundation - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will support an effort to develop and cost out options for an external accountability mechanism around the financial and political commitments made at the London Summit on Family Planning. The Hewlett Foundation also will intensify engagement in the Ouagadougou Partnership and its focus on accelerating access to family planning services in Francophone West Africa with the Gates Foundation, USAID, and the French Government.  

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Tanzania - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

Additionally, the government will execute a FP2020 Action Plan (2013-2015) to address regional disparities and inequalities through training, capacity-building, community-based services, and interventions targeting young people and post-partum women, with a particular focus on the Lake and Western Zones. Through public-private partnerships and training for service providers and local staff, the government will improve contraceptive commodity security, logistics systems, and method mix. Strategic communications will be used to address barriers to family planning use, through a country-wide campaign carried out at the national and sub-national level.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) supports the Civil Society Declaration to the London Summit on Family Planning.

IPPF will mobilize civil society and governments to improve the legislative, policy, regulatory and financial environment for family planning and will mobilize the international movement created through IPPF’s role as Co-Vice Chair of the Stakeholder Group to the London Summit on Family Planning to hold governments accountable.

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