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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.

Vietnam - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2016

The government of Vietnam commits to make family planning and reproductive health services more accessible in regions that have a slowly declining maternal mortality rate. In addition, Vietnam pledges to cooperate with telecommunication providers and high-tech media in proactively providing information to adolescents and unmarried youth; improving cooperation between public and private providers to provide youth-friendly services and contraceptive methods; developing reproductive and sexual health policies and strengthening intersectoral cooperation on youth's reproductive and sexual health; and promoting youth participation in developing, implementing, and monitoring reproductive and sexual health services and interventions.

The government also commits to improve rights-based approaches in providing family planning services, developing national standards for a quality system of contraceptive methods in accordance with international standards; developing policies to support participation of private-sector and nongovernmental organizations in providing contraceptives and family planning services; expanding and perfecting financial mechanisms for family planning services to ensure quality,  competitive price, and method mix. Vietnam also pledges to strengthen the health system, improve linkages and integrate HIV into family planning and sexual and reproductive health policies, programs, and services at all levels; improving policies and interventions in accordance with culture; ensure the provision of quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services, thereby improving clients' satisfaction.

Germany - Financial

DateMay 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Germany commits at least 514 million Euros until 2019 to rights-based family planning and reproductive health. 25% of its bilateral funding is likely to be dedicated directly to family planning, depending on partner countries’ priorities.

Germany’s FP2020 commitment is in line with its Rights- based Family Planning and Maternal Health Initiative which includes the aim to provide information and access to modern forms of family planning to 9 million couples. The amount also includes Germany’s RMNCAH-relevant contributions to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and its financial support to the United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

July 11, 2012 - London - Germany commits €400 million (US $491.6 million) to reproductive health and family planning across four years (2016), of which 25% (€100 million or US $122.29 million) is likely to be dedicated directly to family planning, depending on partner countries' priorities.

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Intl. Planned Parenthood Federation - Program & Service Delivery

DateJanuary 24, 2016

Jan. 24, 2016: Between 2015 and 2020, IPPF pledges to reach a further 45 million new users in the FP2020 focus countries. This means IPPF will serve a total of 60 million new users to voluntary, modern family planning between 2012 and 2020, a major contribution towards the FP2020 goal.

IPPF, as the largest sexual and reproductive health service network in the world, commits its vision, leadership, experience and expertise to contribute to the global movement making universal access to comprehensive and voluntary family planning a reality.

Between 2012 and 2014, in the 59 of the 69 FP2020 focus countries where we are operational, IPPF provided family planning services to 15 million new users in just three years.

IPPF will deliver high impact, quality, rights-based, integrated sexual and reproductive health services, including packages that address family planning, safe abortion, prenatal care, STIs/HIV, sexual and gender-based violence and cervical cancer. IPPF will optimize the number of people we can serve by increasing our operational effectiveness, expanding our provision in humanitarian emergencies and increasing national and global income. The organization will also enable the provision of services by other public and private health providers.  This pledge is dependent on securing our target of additional financial resources. Learn more. 

 

July 11, 2012: By 2020, IPPF will increase family planning services, saving the lives of 54,000 women, averting 46.4 million unintended pregnancies and preventing 12.4 million unsafe abortions. IPPF will treble the number of comprehensive and integrated sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services provided annually, including 553 million services to adolescents. IPPF will also establish technical knowledge centers to train providers of family planning services and will develop a compendium of family planning, maternal, child, SRH, and HIV linkages indicators.

IPPF will also work to improve the advocacy capacity of Member Associations in at least 40 of the 69 Summit priority countries. 

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Somalia - Policy & Political

DateSeptember 15, 2015

The government of Somalia commits to addressing barriers to accessing reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health services—with a particular focus on the most vulnerable populations—by implementing the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa and the Acceleration Plan on Mother and Child Health. Somalia also pledges to develop a regulatory framework to enhance collaboration between the public and private sectors.

Madagascar - Program & Service Delivery

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.

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Uganda - Program & Service Delivery

DateOctober 28, 2014

Uganda will partner with appropriate private sector bodies and institutions for the integration of maternal health, reproductive health, family planning, and HIV&AIDS information and services for their employees and families and strengthen institutional capacity of public and community-based service delivery points to increase choice and quality of care at all levels (through staff recruitment, training, motivation and equipment).

Uganda will support the development and professionalization of midwifery through skills training, good employment practices, and the involvement of midwives in policy dialogue and health management. The Government of Uganda will continue investing in midwifery career promotion and the bonded midwifery scholarship programs. A road-map to finance, train, recruit, retain, and manage performance of skilled human resources for health will be developed.

Uganda commits to rolling out youth friendly services in all Government Health Centre IVs and District Hospitals; Strengthening the technical and institutional functionality of Uganda Health Marketing Group and National Medical Store in a dual public-private reproductive health supplies distribution system; and continuing to support the public-private arrangement for increased access to family planning services. Uganda plans to scale up partnerships with CSOs and private sector entities for family planning outreach and community-based services to target hard to reach communities, and to invest in social marketing and social franchising approaches to ensure access to family planning. 

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Myanmar - Program & Service Delivery

DateNovember 12, 2013

Myanmar seeks to boost partnership with the private sector, civil society organizations, and other development partners for expanded service delivery. The Government of Myanmar will continue to strengthen the logistics management information system to ensure reproductive health commodity security through improved projection, forecasting, procurement, supply, storage, systematic distribution, and inventory control. In addition, Myanmar will implement a monitoring system to strengthen quality of care and ensure women have a full range of contraceptive options.

The Government of Myanmar will review and develop a five-year strategic plan for reproductive health through a consultative process, and Myanmar’s family plan will address regional disparities and inequalities. The government also commits to improving the method mix with increased use of long-acting and permanent methods.

Myanmar will host a national conference focused on family planning and reproductive health best practices in 2014 and the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in 2016. 

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Myanmar - Policy & Political

DateNovember 12, 2013

Myanmar aims to strengthen the policy of providing clinical contraceptive methods by trained/skilled nurses, midwives and volunteers through better collaboration among multi-stakeholders within the context of Nay Pyi Taw Accord. The Government of Myanmar also pledges to implement people-centered policies to address regional disparity and inequity between urban and rural and rich and poor populations. In addition, Myanmar commits to expanding the forum of family planning under the umbrella of the Health Sector Coordinating Committee and to creating an Executive Working Group on Family Planning as a branch of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Technical Strategic Group.

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Zimbabwe - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 22, 2012

Zimbabwe plans to increase access to a comprehensive range of family planning methods including long-acting and permanent methods (LAPMs) at both private and public health facilities. Other plans include promoting dual protection for prevention of unwanted pregnancy and STIs/HIV by increasing the availability of male and female condoms for sexually active persons; integrating family planning services with PMTCT and MCH services, with a particular focus on post-partum women; and improving and scaling-up gender-sensitive family planning services for vulnerable groups including youth, especially adolescent girls.

Zimbabwe will strive to increase knowledge of all family planning methods using a targeted approach that addresses the needs of women, girls, youths, and other disadvantaged groups (e.g. disabled) in both urban and rural areas to generate demand and enable them to make informed family planning decisions. Zimbabwe commits to improve method mix and strengthen the integration of family planning with reproductive health, HIV and maternal health services, as well as to strengthen overall coordination and consolidate existing and establish new partnerships (e.g. public/private partnerships) to scale up and improve the quality of the national family planning program.

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South Korea - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

Korea commits to more than double its support for maternal and child health, including family planning, from US $5.4 million in 2010 to at least US $10.8 million a year beginning in 2013. Korea will expand its overall ODA program from .12% of its GNI in 2010 to .25% by 2015.

South Korea - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

Maternal and child health, including family planning, will continue as a priority area in Korea's official development assistance (ODA) policy.

DateJuly 11, 2012

Rotarian Action Group for Population and Development (RFPD), as a resource to all Rotary clubs/districts worldwide for maternal and child health issues, commits to promote and support all efforts by Rotarians to improve maternal and child health and provide family planning information and resources.

RFPD commits to scaling up its model project in Northern Nigeria to expand to other Nigerian states beginning in 2012, opting for further introduction of the model also in other countries. RFPD will continue to expand its efforts in empowering women, promoting responsible parenthood and helping to improve the logistics and supply of family planning services in countries in need. RFPD operates in accordance with Rotary International policy, but is not an agency of, or controlled by, Rotary International.

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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Burkina Faso - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

Burkina Faso will implement the national action plan for family planning and maternal health developed in 2011 in the context of the Ouagadougou Partnership. The country will maintain family planning as a central priority of development policies, effectively enforcing existing legal instruments on reproductive health and reducing the cost of contraceptive commodities. 

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Bloomberg Philanthropies - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

Bloomberg Philanthropies will continue to work to improve maternal and child health in some of the world’s poorest regions. For example, in Tanzania, Bloomberg Philanthropies has improved access to emergency obstetric care and raised the standard of care for mothers and their children in some of the most isolated parts of the country. Bloomberg Philanthropies is committed to the importance of integrating family planning services with obstetric care.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

Bloomberg Philanthropies commits to contributing US $50 million across the next eight years.

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Bangladesh - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

The Government of Bangladesh commits to increasing adolescent-friendly sexual and reproductive health and family planning services, providing adolescent sexual and reproductive health services at one-third of maternal newborn and child health centers. Bangladesh will monitor to ensure quality of care is strengthened, including informed consent and choice and to support women to continue use of family planning methods. The government will work with the private sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to: address the needs of young people, especially young couples; reduce regional disparities, working with leaders and communities to delay early marriage and child birth; and increase male involvement. It will also increase training and workforce development. Bangladesh commits to adopting innovative service delivery approaches, like behavior change and information and communications technology. The government also commits to improving choice and availability of Long Acting and Permanent Methods (LaPMs), including for men, and post-partum and post-abortion services.

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Australia - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

Australia commits to spending an additional AUD 58 million over five years on family planning, doubling annual contributions to AUD 53 million by 2016. This commitment will form a part of Australia's broader investments in maternal, reproductive, and child health (at least AUD 1.6 billion over five years to 2015).

This commitment is subject to annual budget processes.

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Aman Foundation - Program & Service Delivery

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.

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Uganda - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

Uganda commits to increasing its annual budget allocation for family planning supplies from US $3.3 million to US $5 million for the next five years and to mobilize an additional US $5 million a year through donor financing (even with this effort there will be a resource gap of approximately US $10 million per year).

Uganda will design a plan to reorganize health financing and develop a health insurance plan for the country, as well as promote voucher programs as a form of demand-side financing to increase use of family planning and safe motherhood services among the poor.

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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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World Bank - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

The World Bank has already increased its multi-sector financing, capacity, analytical, and advisory work and monitoring of reproductive health in its Reproductive Health Action Plan priority countries. In support of the goals of the London Summit on Family Planning and in partnership with the UK and Norwegian governments, the Bank commits to scaling up support for results-based financing for health—helping countries match financing to specific, measurable targets toward improving maternal and child health, including expanding access to family planning. The Bank will work closely with global partners in the Partnership for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health to see how support for these programs can be expanded even further.

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World Bank - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

The World Bank continues to strongly support family planning and reproductive health through its five-year Reproductive Health Action Plan, which focuses on the 57 poor countries with the highest maternal mortality and fertility rates.

The World Bank will continue to do its part, working with ministries of finance and others in its partner countries, to help ensure that support for family planning and reproductive health is, and remains, a key element of country development strategies.

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Mozambique - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

Mozambique will revitalize family planning information, services, and outreach for youth, build public-private partnerships to improve the distribution of contraceptive commodities, and increase the number of health facilities offering at least three contraceptive methods from one-third to 50 percent by 2015. Efforts will be put forth to train at least 500 health providers to provide post-partum and post-abortion counseling on family planning and contraception by 2015.

Additionally, the Government of Mozambique will stimulate an increase in demand of family planning services, by expanding the provision of information and family planning services in rural and peri-urban communities. It will do this by promoting community based distribution of contraceptives and the participation and involvement of communities, health agents, traditional midwives, non-governmental organizations, and mobile clinics. Mozambique, in particular, will intensify community involvement at local levels through engaging religious leaders and community leaders in educating and advocating for various methods of family planning.

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Mozambique - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

The Government of Mozambique will revitalize the National Partnership to Promote Maternal Health to implement and monitor multi-sector interventions for Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5. They will continue to provide cost-free integrated sexual and reproductive health services (SRH) and commodities in all health facilities, and ensure that existing laws pertaining to SRH are known and implemented at all levels.

Mozambique will also work to strengthen existing coordination mechanisms between partners, private sector and government to accelerate the implementation of the national Family Planning and Contraceptives strategy.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

Merck for Mothers is a 10-year, $500 million initiative focused on creating a world where no woman dies giving life. Merck for Mothers commits US $25 million over eight years. Merck's funding will be directed toward increasing awareness of and education about family planning services among women and girls in resource-limited settings; improving the supply chain for quality family planning resources and services to improve maternal health; and working with governments, the private sector, civil society and local health providers to increase support and access to family planning services.

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Japan - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

Japan has placed great importance on family planning for many years, especially in combining maternal health and family planning with community-based approaches, and has succeeded in drastically reducing the maternity mortality rate. In order to share this experience with countries in need, Japan has been providing assistance to a number of countries over the last half-century and will continue to do so. Since 2000, Japan has given more than US $570 million toward assistance in family planning and two years ago Japan announced a commitment of US $5 billion over five years. This year, Japan commits to disbursing US $36 million to UNFPA and IPPF. At TICAD 5 (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) in June 2013, Japan intends to make family planning a key agenda item. Japan recognizes the importance of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and has been working to ensure that MDG 4 (reduce child mortality) and 5 (improve maternal health) will be achieved. Furthermore, Japan is also leading the discussion, in cooperation with other countries like the UK, on post-MDGs. In support of its core values of poverty reduction and human security, Japan believes that family planning would be considered a key pillar in the post-2015 agenda.

At TICAD 5 (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) in June 2013, Japan intends to make family planning a key agenda item. Furthermore, Japan is also leading the discussion, in cooperation with other countries like the UK, on post-MDGs. In support of its core values of poverty reduction and human security, Japan believes that family planning would be considered a key pillar in the post-2015 agenda.]

Indonesia - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

Indonesia will include post-partum family planning services as part of its national childbirth insurance scheme. The country will broaden access and choice, especially in poorer regions, by strengthening public and private clinic services and provision of long-acting and permanent methods of family planning. Indonesia will improve 23,500 FP clinics between 2006 and 2014, and increase mobile family services in remote areas. 

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India - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

India commits to continuing to implement mother and child web-enabled tracking system to monitor timely delivery of full complement of services to pregnant women and children. More than 40 million pregnant women and children are already registered. The country will provide post-partum IUCD services and placing dedicated FP counselors in public health facilities with heavy caseloads of deliveries. It will distribute contraceptives at the community level through 860,000 community health workers and 150,000 rural health sub-centers and will train 200,000 health workers to provide IUDs.

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Ghana - Program & Service Delivery

DateJuly 11, 2012

MDG 5 Acceleration Framework, also known as the MAF Plan, includes the following strategies:

  • Use community-based nurses to deliver FP services in rural areas.
  • Eliminate user fees for FP services in all public health facilities.
  • Increase demand for FP, including advocacy and communications to improve male involvement.
  • Improve workforce training and options for task shifting.
  • Improve counseling and customer care.
  • Improve post-partum and post-abortion care.
  • Offer expanded contraceptive choices including a wider range of long acting and permanent methods.
  • Provide adolescent-friendly services for sexually active young people.
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Ghana - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

Ghana is committed to making family planning free in the public sector and supporting the private sector to provide services. Services will be available for sexually active young people through youth promoters and adolescent friendly services. Improved counseling and customer care will be prioritized.

Contraceptive choices are being expanded to include a wider range of long acting and permanent methods along with including task shifting options and improvement of post-partum and post-abortion family planning services. The government has put in place a comprehensive multi-sectorial program to increase demand for family planning as a priority intervention in the MDG 5 Acceleration Framework, including advocacy and communications to improve male involvement, such as the "Real Man" campaign.

In 2011, Ghana's Ministry of Health and its National Population Council have put in place an MDG 5 Acceleration Framework, also known as the MAF Plan. The country commits to revising its national health insurance benefits package to include FP services and supplies, which will make them free of charge everywhere.

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