La Communauté de pratique sur la PFPP intégrée à la Santé Maternelle Néonatale et Infantile et Nutrition a tenu du 18 au 19 Mai 2022 au Togo sa 3ème réunion régionale de plaidoyer, sur le thème « Faire avancer l’intégration de la PFPP, SMNI et Nutrition pour relever le défi de la couverture sanitaire pour la femme et l’enfant dans le contexte de crises sécuritaire et sanitaire en Afrique de l’Ouest ».
This is a curated collection of resources for integrating FAM, including the Standard Days Method, TwoDay Method, and Lactational Amenorrhea Method, into family planning programs as well as introducing Fertility Awareness (FA) education into health and youth programs.
Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (AYON) is a not-for-profit, autonomous and youth-led, youth-run network of youth organizations established in 2005. It acts as an umbrella organization of youth organizations throughout the country. It provides a common platform for collaboration, cooperation, joint actions, and collective endeavor among youth organizations in Nepal. AYON is engaged in policy advocacy to create moral pressure on the government for designing youth-friendly policies and programs.
In Mombasa County, Kenya the Sisi Kwa Sisi program supports local governments to scale up high-impact best practices in family planning. The innovative peer-to-peer learning strategy uses counterpart coaching and mentoring to impart workplace knowledge and skill.
Parkers Mobile Clinic (PMC360) is a Nigerian non-profit organization. It brings integrated health care services, including reproductive health services, to the doorsteps of people in rural and remote areas. In this interview, Dr. Charles Umeh, the founder of Parkers Mobile Clinic, highlights the organization’s focus—tackling health inequality and overpopulation to improve population, health, and environmental outcomes.
Increasing investments in emerging technologies across low- and-middle income countries have created unprecedented opportunities to leverage digital innovations to enhance voluntary family planning programs. In particular, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to gain new insights into family planning and optimize decision-making can have a lasting impact on programs, services, and users. Current advances in AI are just the beginning. As these approaches and tools are refined, practitioners should not miss the opportunity to apply AI to expand the reach of family planning programs and strengthen their impact.
This article summarizes important findings from several Global Health: Science and Practice Journal articles that report on contraceptive method discontinuation and issues related to quality of care and counseling.