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Jeannette Cachan

Jeannette Cachan

FAM Technical Advisor, Institute for Reproductive Health

Jeannette Cachan has 25 years of experience working with family planning programs domestically and internationally. At IRH, she has developed and implemented strategies for youth, FP and HIV/AIDS projects. She is responsible for designing, developing and evaluating appropriate solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of learning, performance and instruction for different reproductive health initiatives.

Shegitu, a health extension worker, facilitates a women's conversation on family planning (FP) at Buture Health Post. Since 2006, the Ethiopia Public Health Association (EPHA) has been building the capacity of the country's Health Extension Program and expanding access to quality community-based FP services. EPHA has trained numerous health extension workers in comprehensive FP with an emphasis on IUCD insertion, enabling many women to receive their contraceptive method of choice.