The East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda seem to have one common challenge in the implementation of family planning and reproductive health programs—knowledge management. The countries are rich in family planning and reproductive health knowledge, but such information is fragmented and not shared. To tackle the identified challenges, Knowledge SUCCESS mobilized family planning and reproductive health stakeholders in the region to address the knowledge management jigsaw puzzle.
What constitutes a “perfect” family planning program? And what would it take to make a perfect program a reality? The answer, Tamar Abrams writes, is complicated.
Are you working in adolescent and youth reproductive health (AYRH)? Then we've got exciting news! Read about how Knowledge SUCCESS is launching NextGen RH, a new youth Community of Practice that will serve as a platform of exchange, collaboration, and capacity building. Together we'll creatively develop solutions to common challenges, support and develop AYRH best practices, and push the field towards new areas of exploration.
How is the COVID-19 global pandemic affecting family planning and reproductive health services? We spoke with authors of a recent GHSP article, which outlines how health care providers can adhere to social distancing guidelines while adapting services to meet clients’ needs.
USAID’s Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) project in Uganda implemented a multisectoral approach to family planning. What lessons from APC’s work can be applied to similar future efforts?
How can your group build successful partnerships to benefit the family planning and reproductive health community? Our Partnerships Team Lead shares best practices and lessons learned.