Dear Family Planning Champion,
The High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIPs) are a valuable resource for family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) professionals because they document evidence-based FP practices, vetted by experts against specific criteria, into an easy-to-use format. The recently published Applications of the High Impact Practices in Family Planning during COVID-19 commentary outlines applications of the HIPs towards COVID-19 response efforts.
Don’t have time to read the full article? View the interactive experience providing a snapshot of each key application outlined in the article, by HIP category.
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The article drew upon preliminary COVID-19 data, documented experiences from prior health emergencies, and recommended program adaptations from a variety of partners. It provides a guide for how FP program managers might use specific to develop context-specific and evidence-based responses to COVID-19-related impacts on FP/RH, with the ultimate goal of ensuring the accessibility, availability, and continuity of FP services globally.
The interactive site breaks down recommendations across the following HIPs: