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The Journey to Enhancing Research Utilization for Family Planning: Experiences and Practical Lessons from the Field

Reana Thomas, Technical Officer, FHI 360 Trinity Zan, Associate Director,…Continue readingThe Journey to Enhancing Research Utilization for Family Planning: Experiences and Practical Lessons from the Field

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Adaptation Reflection Research

Family Planning and COVID-19 Adaptations Briefs

Shortly after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, the Research for…Continue readingFamily Planning and COVID-19 Adaptations Briefs

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Collaboration Reflection

Advancing equity to support UHC: Tools and approaches for #NextGenFP

Event summary for the ICFP side sesssion from FHI 360 and R4S titled “Advancing equity to support UHC: Tools and approaches for #NextGenFP”.
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Collaboration Reflection

2020: An Adaptation Crash Course

IBP partners are using StoryMaps to visualize the trials and tribulations of a pandemic year in family planning.Continue reading2020: An Adaptation Crash Course

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Collaboration Reflection

Presentations and Recordings Now Available from the Virtual Technical Consultation on Contraceptive-Induced Menstrual Changes

On November 17-18, 2020, a virtual technical consultation on contraceptive-induced…Continue readingPresentations and Recordings Now Available from the Virtual Technical Consultation on Contraceptive-Induced Menstrual Changes

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Reflection Research

A World Contraception Day without precedent highlights the need for data on COVID-19 and family planning

This Saturday, September 26th, marks the 13th annual global campaign known as World Contraception Day, or #WCD2020 to social media users. The mission of the day is to improve awareness of available family planning methods and enable young people to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.Continue readingA World Contraception Day without precedent highlights the need for data on COVID-19 and family planning

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Partner Spotlight Reflection

Family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The important role of community health volunteers in ensuring continuity of care

As R4S works to produce and use evidence to improve voluntary family planning programs, efforts are also under way to document the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family planning programs, the changes stakeholders are making to ensure continuation of care, and the efficacy of these changes.Continue readingFamily planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The important role of community health volunteers in ensuring continuity of care

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Partner Spotlight Reflection

Family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: Adaptations to reach vulnerable populations

During the current global health crisis, FHI 360’s bilateral RMNCH projects have found themselves at a pivotal moment. Restrictions in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 have forced ministries of health and partner organizations to develop and issue quick guidance on providing continuity of care during the pandemic.Continue readingFamily planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: Adaptations to reach vulnerable populations

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Partner Spotlight Reflection

Family planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The use of digital technology to support self-care interventions

Self-Care Month this July offers an opportunity to double down to make quality self-care interventions available, affordable, acceptable, and accessible to those who need them the most. For R4S partner PSI, digital solutions offer a strong entry point to put power and care into consumers’ hands — during COVID-19 and well beyond.Continue readingFamily planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The use of digital technology to support self-care interventions