In November-December 2021, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) workforce members based in Asia convened virtually for the third Knowledge SUCCESS Learning Circles cohort. The cohort focused on the topic of ensuring continuity of essential FP/RH services during emergencies.
Addressing obstacles to contraceptive continuation: The PACE project’s policy brief, Best Practices for Sustaining Youth Contraceptive Use, explores the unique patterns and drivers of contraceptive discontinuation among youth based on a new analysis of Demographic and Health Survey and Service Provision Assessment data. Key findings and recommendations include policy and program strategies to address obstacles to contraceptive continuation among young women who wish to prevent, delay, or space pregnancies.
On November 17‒18, 2020, a virtual technical consultation on contraceptive-induced menstrual changes (CIMCs) convened experts in the fields of family planning and menstrual health. This meeting was coordinated by FHI 360 through the Research for Scalable Solutions (R4S) and Envision FP projects with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).