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Please Join Us! Faith Leaders: Allies in Youth and Women's Well-being

Jamie Greenberg
 

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Hello!

We hope you will join us for the upcoming webinar, Faith Leaders: Allies in Youth and Women's Well-being, which is jointly organized by the Passages Project (Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University) and the PACE Project (Population Reference Bureau), and will be held on September 27, 2021, from 9:00-10:30am EST. The webinar will include French-English interpretation.

To register, please use this link: https://bit.ly/3lqLu4e

We hope to see you there!
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Bonjour!

Nous espérons que vous vous joindrez à nous pour le prochain webinaire, Dirigeants Religieux: Alliés pour le bien-être des Jeunes et des Femmesqui est organisé conjointement par le projet Passages (Institute for Reproductive Health, Université de Georgetown) et le projet PACE (Population Reference Bureau), et aura lieu le 27 septembre 2021, de 9h à 10h30 GMT/UTC -4. Le webinaire comprendra une interprétation français-anglais.
Pour vous inscrire, veuillez utiliser ce lien : https://bit.ly/3lqLu4e
Nous espérons vous voir là-bas!
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Using evidence to expand family planning choices, advance gender equality, and involve communities.


COVID Behaviors Dashboard

Ados May
 

COVID Behaviors Dashboard: This new interactive tool Chart, radar chart

Description automatically generated captures information on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors around vaccines, masking, testing and more from 12 million people in 115 countries. 

 

The COVID Behaviors Dashboard visualizes data from the COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey (CTIS), launched by Facebook with the Delphi Group at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Maryland Social Data Science Center. Insights and analyses on how to use the data were written by researchers and social and behavior change communication experts at CCP in collaboration with WHO’s Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network. This site is intended to be used by policy makers, health officials and practitioners at national and subnational levels to better understand the behavioral drivers behind vaccine uptake, masking and physical distancing among other behaviors that affect the spread of COVID-19.

 

Data from this ongoing survey is collected daily and the dashboard is updated every two weeks. More information on the survey, methodology and visuals can be found here.

  


New article: Insights into the design, development and implementation of a novel digital health tool for skilled birth attendants to support quality maternity care in Kenya

Niina Ahola
 

Dear network members,


Sharing a new article that just got published in the BMJ’s Family Medicine & Community Health on the topic of using human-centred design to co-create a mobile digital health tool that supports skilled birth attendants with diagnostics, documentation, and data management.


Bartlett L, Avery L, Ponnappan P, et al. 2021: Insights into the design, development and implementation of a novel digital health tool for skilled birth attendants to support quality maternity care in Kenya. Fam Med Com Health; 9:e000845.

Thought this could be of interest to you. Feel free to share it among your networks.


Best regards,


Niina Ahola
Communications Specialist


Tel: +358407318929 
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Reminder: Survey | Obstacles to the conduct of COVID-19 clinical research in low-resource settings

Laila HARRAS-PELLETIER
 

Dear colleagues, 

This is a reminder that you can still contribute to a survey on obstacles to conduct COVID-19 clinical research in low- and middle-income countries. 
The COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition would be grateful to get your feedback on this very important topic. 


Best wishes, 

Laila Harras-Pelletier
Graduate - Public Policy, Global Health
Project Associate Consultant @DNDi
Sciences Po
T. +33 (0)6  41 27 30 95
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On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 5:57 PM Laila HARRAS-PELLETIER <laila.harraspelletier@...> wrote:

 

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Survey | Obstacles to the conduct of COVID-19 clinical research in low-resource settings

Dear colleagues,

The COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition has issued a very short survey to get a pulse-check from researchers on whether COVID-19 clinical research has been easier than normal or more difficult to conduct during the pandemic, considering time to funding, reviews and permissions, importation of study materials, and other requirements. We would greatly appreciate your participation in this anonymous survey, which should not take more than 5 minutes, and we invite you to share it with others in your network

 

FILL OUT THE SURVEY

 

Laila Harras-Pelletier
Graduate - Public Policy, Global Health
Project Associate Consultant @DNDi
Sciences Po
T. +33 (0)6  41 27 30 95
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IBP PARTNERS MEETING 23 Sep - Agenda and registration link!

Carolin Ekman
 



IBP PARTNERS MEETING 23 Sep - View the agenda and register today! 

Don't forget to register to our virtual partners meeting, which takes place on 23 September to:

  • celebrate World Contraception Day
  • provide a platform to share successes and failures in FP/SRH programming
  • highlight the role of local partners

 

Our agenda includes sessions on:

  • Human rights and equity in SRHR programming
  • Oops! Ah-ha! ”Failures” in FP program implementation
  • Shifting the power within global health: The role of local organizations
  • Covid-19: Adapting family planning programming in the era of Covid-19
  • Knowledge Café: IBP Partners presenting tools in FP/SRH

 

For more information on the event and the full agenda, see the attached documents.  

 

Haven't registered to the event yet? 

Register for free today! 


IGWG Male Engagement Task Force Event - September 21st at 8:30am EDT

Danette Wilkins
 

Greetings Colleagues,

We invite you to attend an upcoming event brought to you by the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) Male Engagement Task Force (METF). The event will be hosted in English.

21 September 2021 - Tuesday

2021 STATE OF THE ART IN ENGAGING MEN AND BOYS IN HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: A TECHNICAL MARKETPLACE

Time: 8:30am - 10:30am EDT (Washington DC) - 2 hours / convert to your time zone here

Location: virtual - register to attend online here  

Host: Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) Male Engagement Task Force (METF)

As strides in recent years advance the research and programming around engaging men and boys in health and development, new and recurring challenges and opportunities require that we continue to emphasize men and boys as key actors in promoting gender equality and improving global health outcomes. 

There will be over 10 lightning talks from researchers and programmers highlighting the work that they're doing around the world to engage men and boys as clients, partners, and agents of change for their own health and well-being as well as that of their partners, families, and communities. Join this event to learn about the latest research and programming and network with colleagues from around the globe.

To learn more about this event and its focus, please see here.


On behalf of the IGWG METF Co-Chairs, thank you very much for your attention.

Kindly,

Danette

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

 

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New article: Impact of Outbreaks on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Proposed Frameworks for Pre-, Intra-, and Postoutbreak Situations

Ados May
 

Dear colleagues

Hope you are staying well and keeping safe. Sharing a new article that just got published.

 

Syed Khurram Azmat, Moazzam Ali, Fahad Javaid Siddiqui, Syed Farhan Ali Tirmizi, James Kiarie. Scoping Review on the Impact of Outbreaks on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Proposed Frameworks for Pre-, Intra-, and Postoutbreak Situations. BioMed Research International  (IF3.411),  Pub Date : 2021-09-08, DOI: 10.1155/2021/9989478

Access the article at: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2021/9989478/

 

Summary

Introduction. Recent experiences from global outbreaks have highlighted the severe disruptions in sexual and reproductive health services that expose women and girls to preventable health risks. Yet, to date, there is no review studying the possible impact of outbreaks on sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Methodology. Studies reporting outbreaks impacting sexual and reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes were identified using MEDLINE, Embase, and ISI-WoS. Reported impacts were reviewed at systems, community, and legislative levels. Results. The initial run listed 4423 studies; the 37 studies that met all inclusion criteria were mainly from Latin America and Africa. Studies on outbreaks of diseases like Zika and Ebola have documented declines in facility-based deliveries, contraceptive use, and antenatal and institutional care due to burdened healthcare system. Service usage was also impacted by a lack of trust in the healthcare system and system shocks, including workforce capacity and availability. At the community level, poverty and lack of awareness were critical contributors to poor access to SRH services. Assessing the target population’s knowledge, attitude, beliefs, and behavior and using health literacy principles for communication were fundamental for designing service delivery. Online resources for SRH services were an acceptable medium of information among young adults. In outbreak situations, SRH and pregnancy outcomes were improved by implementing laboratory surveillance, free-of-cost contraceptive services, improved screening through professional training, and quality of care. In addition, mobile health clinics were reported to be effective in remote areas. Knowledge Contribution. In outbreaks, the interventions are categorized into preoutbreak, during, and postoutbreak periods. The proposed steps can help to improve and do course correction in emergencies. Though conducted before the COVID-19 crisis, the authors believe that lessons can be drawn from the paper to understand and mitigate the impact of the pandemic on sexual and reproductive health services.

 

Thought these will be of interest to you. Feel free to share it among your networks.

Best regards

Moazzam

 

 

 

Moazzam Ali MBBS, PhD, MPH, PG Diploma | Epidemiologist. Medical Officer | UNDP-UNFPA-UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP) | WHO Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research | World Health Organization. Avenue Appia 20, Geneva 27, CH-1211 Switzerland | Tel: +41 (22) 791.3442  |  Mobile +41 (79) 477 0431 |  E-mail: alimoa@...   | Twitter: @Moazzam2000 | Personal profile | Moazzam’s ORCID |

 

 


Tomorrow: WHO/IBP Implementation Story Focus on India: “Is it possible to increase family planning users in few months? Let’s find out!!” Wednesday, September 15th 13:00 Geneva / 16:30 New Delhi

Ados May
 

 

 

 

WHO/IBP Implementation Stories: India

 

Wednesday, September 15th

16:30 New Delhi | 11:00 Accra | 13:00 Geneva | 14:00 Nairobi | 19:00 Manila

Click here for your local time zone.

 

 

The IBP Network and PSI India will host a webinar titled “Is it possible to increase family planning users in few months? Let’s find out!!” focusing on the Implementation Story from India. In an effort to share these experiences widely amongst the FP/RH community, the IBP Network hosted a contest calling for field-based program implementation stories. Join us to learn how documenting these stories can help us understand and learn from real-life experiences implementing High Impact Practices (HIPs) and WHO guidelines and encourage learning and sharing of experiences related to scaling up evidence-based interventions in FP/RH.

 

Speakers include:

 

  • Deepti Mathur, Population Services International – India
  • Hitesh Sahni, Population Services International – India
  • Samarendra Behera, Population Services International – India
  • Amit Kumar, Population Services International – India
  • Maheen Malik, Gates Institute
  • Kate Graham, Gates Institute

 

 

Register now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/985229904578189836

 

 

Useful links:

 

FDS is codified: https://tciurbanhealth.org/courses/india-services-supply/lessons/fixed-day-static-approach/

 

Most significant change stories on FDS available at: https://tciurbanhealth.org/topics/india/

 

 

All Implementation Stories: https://ibpnetwork.org/page/implementation-stories

 

WHO web story: https://www.who.int/news/item/01-06-2021-what-worked-for-us-knowledge-sharing-to-improve-reproductive-health-programming

 

 

 

Twitter:  @IBP_network and #HIPs4FP

 

 

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Webinar on Sept 23: Voluntary Family Planning in Fragile Settings

Christopher Lindahl
 

 

Strengthening Health Resilience to Improve Voluntary Family Planning in Fragile Settings

 

 

Thursday, September 23

8:30-10:00 DC | 12:30-14:00 Bamako | 15:30-17:00 Nairobi

 

More than half of all maternal and child deaths occur in countries affected by conflict, disasters, weak governance and institutions, population displacements, and other acute and chronic crises. In these settings, increased illness and death result from disruptions to basic health services and systems.

To acknowledge World Contraception Day, join MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience for a webinar to explore approaches to improving access to and quality of voluntary family planning services in fragile settings. From self-care and respectful care to male engagement and supply chain management, traditional development approaches need adaptations and refinements to strengthen the health resilience of individuals, households, communities, and the broader health system to minimize the impact of shocks and stresses.

 

 

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Join Webinar on TCI's Tool to Assess Scale and Sustainability 6 October, 2021, at 7am EDT

Ados May
 

 

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Webinar: A Proven Tool for Assessing Progress Towards Self-Reliance and Sustainability

RAISE assessment in Kenya

Join The Challenge Initiative (TCI) on 6 October, 2021, at 7am EDT to learn more about its Reflection and Action to Improve Self-reliance and Effectiveness (RAISE) tool. RAISE is being used by TCI-supported local governments across 11 countries to assess the quality and sustainability of their family planning and adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) interventions.

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021

7am EDT | 11am Dakar | 12pm Abuja | 2pm Nairobi | 4:30pm Delhi

To date, TCI has engaged 111 local governments with its ‘business unusual’ platform for rapidly scaling high-impact family planning and AYSRH interventions. This webinar will be kicked off by officials from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bayer AG, TCI’s primary donors. Special guest Larry Cooley, a global expert on scale and sustainability who has reviewed the RAISE tool, will then deliver opening remarks, followed by local government stakeholders who will share their experience using RAISE. Hear how they use RAISE to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of their activities and implementation strength so they can make necessary course corrections. Learn more about the challenges, successes and impact the RAISE tool has had in the field.

Opening remarks from special guest and scale expert Larry Cooley

Founder and President Emeritus of Management Systems International, Larry Cooley has more than 40 years' experience in the fields of strategic management, public sector reform and international development. Currently serving as Board Chair of the Society for International Development and of World Learning, he is the author or co-author of widely used methodologies for managing policy change, scaling innovation, entrepreneurship development and results-based management. Mr. Cooley has served as project director or principal investigator for numerous high-visibility domestic and international public management initiatives and as a facilitator for three Cabinet-level working groups in the United States.

Panelists

Dr. Narendra Kumar Jain

Dr. Jain has been the Additional Chief Medical Officer in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. for the last four years. He is an anesthesiologist and master trainer of mini-lap ligation. He is also District Nodal Officer for Family Planning, RCH, Training and National Health Mission. Dr. Jain has over 20 years of working experience across wide spectrum of public health system.

Madam Dorcas Talatu Abu

Madam Abu is the State Family Planning Coordinator for Niger State’s Primary Health Care Development Agency. She supports reproductive health services, including family planning, integrated maternal and childhood illnesses management, maternal & child health, and adolescent health. Dorcas has provided support for service delivery for over 15 years, building the capacity of over 1,000 health workers to provide FP services.

Jules Coly

Mr. Jules Coly currently serves as the Inspector of Municipal Services in the municipality of Ziguinchor, Senegal, as well as TCI’s focal person there. Prior to that, he was the Director of Internal Control and Audit. He has a degree in Professional University Studies in Economic Management from the University of Dakar Bourguiba in Dakar. As an individual consultant and trainer, he has worked for several NGO structures, projects and local authority.

Florence Solomon

Florence Solomon a registered nurse and midwife working at the Arusha City Council in Tanzania as the Family Planning Coordinator. She coordinates family planning activities in 115 health facilities. In that role, she ensures family planning commodity security checks and provider trainings are done in a timely manner. Florence is one of TCI’s family planning champions in the District.

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Reminder: Webinar WHO/IBP Implementation Story Focus on India: “Is it possible to increase family planning users in few months? Let’s find out!!” Wednesday, September 15th 13:00 Geneva / 16:30 New Delhi

Ados May
 

 

 

 

WHO/IBP Implementation Stories: India

 

Wednesday, September 15th

16:30 New Delhi | 11:00 Accra | 13:00 Geneva | 14:00 Nairobi | 19:00 Manila

Click here for your local time zone.

 

 

The IBP Network and PSI India will host a webinar titled “Is it possible to increase family planning users in few months? Let’s find out!!” focusing on the Implementation Story from India. In an effort to share these experiences widely amongst the FP/RH community, the IBP Network hosted a contest calling for field-based program implementation stories. Join us to learn how documenting these stories can help us understand and learn from real-life experiences implementing High Impact Practices (HIPs) and WHO guidelines and encourage learning and sharing of experiences related to scaling up evidence-based interventions in FP/RH.

 

Speakers include:

 

  • Deepti Mathur, Population Services International – India
  • Hitesh Sahni, Population Services International – India
  • Samarendra Behera, Population Services International – India
  • Amit Kumar, Population Services International – India
  • Maheen Malik, Gates Institute
  • Kate Graham, Gates Institute

 

 

Register now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/985229904578189836

 

 

Useful links:

 

FDS is codified: https://tciurbanhealth.org/courses/india-services-supply/lessons/fixed-day-static-approach/

 

Most significant change stories on FDS available at: https://tciurbanhealth.org/topics/india/

 

 

All Implementation Stories: https://ibpnetwork.org/page/implementation-stories

 

WHO web story: https://www.who.int/news/item/01-06-2021-what-worked-for-us-knowledge-sharing-to-improve-reproductive-health-programming

 

 

 

Twitter:  @IBP_network and #HIPs4FP

 

 

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Invitation au Webinaire sur l’introduction du DMPA-SC, au passage à l’échelle et à l’auto-injection dans les pays du Partenariat de Ouagadougou : acquis, défis et perspectives

Veuillez nous rejoindre pour un webinaire sur l’introduction du DMPA-SC, au passage à l’échelle et à l’auto-injection dans les pays du Partenariat de Ouagadougou : acquis, défis et perspectives.

 

Quand :  Mercredi, 29 septembre, 2021, 14 : 00 GMT

Lien d’inscription à ce webinaire :

 

https://jhpiego.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkcuyqqDkuGdJdo7eFz4-vEWr14nLOMYob

Après votre inscription, vous recevrez un courriel de confirmation contenant les informations nécessaires pour participer à la réunion.

Ce webinaire est organisé conjointement par Jhpiego, l’Unité de Coordination du Partenariat de Ouagadougou (UCPO) et PATH. L’ensemble des pays du Partenariat de Ouagadougou ont introduit le DMPA-SC dans les politiques d’accès à la planification familiale. A ce jour, les pays disposent de plans de passage à l’échelle et ont  pour la plupart démarré l’auto-injection.  Certes des progrès considérables ont été réalisés mais des défis restent à relever pour renforcer l’accès des femmes au DMPA-SC.

Dans ce webinaire nous aborderons :

  1. Le processus d’introduction et de mise à l’échelle du DMPA_SC dans les pays du PO.
  2. L’auto-injection du DMPA-SC dans les pays du PO
  3. Présentation de la plateforme eLearning pour le renforcement des capacités des prestataires sur le DMPA-SC, mise en place avec l’appui de PATH.

Au cours du webinaire, des responsables centraux de programmes de SR/PF du Burkina Faso, du Mali et du Sénégal vont partager leurs expériences de coordination nationale dans la mise en œuvre opérationnelle de leurs plans de passage à échelle du DMPA-SC en particulier et des programmes PF en général.

Date : Mercredi, 29 septembre, 2021
Heure : 10 : 00 EST/14 : 00 GMT/17 : 00 EAT 
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Modérateur :

M. Daoudou Idrissou : Unité de Coordination du Partenariat de Ouagadougou,

 

Panélistes :

·       M. Célestin COMPAORE  Directeur Régional DMPA-SC Accelerating Access, Jhpiego

·       M. Alain KABORE: Regional Technical Advisor | DMPA-SC Access Collaborative

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Une séance de questions et réponses suivra les présentations.

N’hésitez pas à partager cette invitation dans vos réseaux !

Pour plus d’informations sur le webinaire, veuillez contacter  Eliane Dominique YAO SIGAN  à l’adresse Dominique.YaoSigan@...

Pour plus d’informations sur le réseau d’apprentissage et d’action, veuillez écrire à l’adresse e-mail dmpa-sc-lan@... .

 

Accélérer l’accès du DMPA-SC dans les pays membres du Partenariat de Ouagadougou

#FamilyPlanning #SayanaPress #DMPASC #Développement

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Sharing three new High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIP) Resources

Laura Raney
 

Dear IBP Network Colleagues, 

 

On behalf of the High Impact Practices in Family Planning Partnership, I'm pleased to share a few new and recently-updated HIP resources:

  1. New HIP Slide Decks: Responding to a voiced need of the FP/RH community, the Partnership has developed HIP slide decks - adaptations of HIP briefs that are intended to facilitate the sharing of key messages about evidence-based practices in family planning with various audiences. These PowerPoint slides are downloadable, include speaking notes for the presenter, and are fully editable to adapt to user needs. HIP slide decks are now available for several HIPs, with more forthcoming as new and updated briefs are released.
  2. New Strategic Planning Guide: Creating equitable access to high-quality family planning information and services. This document is intended to guide program managers, planners, and decision makers through a process to identify inequities in family planning and interventions to reduce them. The guide was developed through consultation and deliberation with technical experts in family planning and health equity and builds upon the discussion paper on equity in family planning also developed under the Partnership for High Impact Practices for Family Planning. The development of this strategic planning guide was led by the Research 4 Scalable Solutions project in collaboration with colleagues from USAID's Office of Population and Reproductive Health.
  3. UpdatedDrug Shops and Pharmacies: Expanding contraceptive choice and access in the private sector. Evidence shows that with training and support, pharmacy and drug shop staff can facilitate the use of a broad range of modern contraception, especially in areas where the unmet need is high, access to family planning services is poor, and health worker shortages and other barriers prevent women, men, and youth from accessing family planning services. Access to contraceptives through pharmacies and drug shops can also be critical during emergency situations when there is added stress on the health care system and restricted mobility for many people. This brief describes the importance of these outlets for providing commodities and information and outlines key issues for planning and implementing programs to support pharmacy and drug shop staff.

Thanks to all of our global partners and technical experts who contributed to the development of these resources. Please share widely with your networks, and be sure to sign up for the quarterly HIP Newsletter.

 

All the best,

Alex Mickler on behalf of the HIP Partnership


 

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Program Analyst

USAID Contractor | Bureau of Global Health | Office of Population and Reproductive Health

Research, Technology and Utilization Division

GHTP - Public Health Institute

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Webinar Invitation: WHO/IBP Implementation Story Focus on India: “Is it possible to increase family planning users in few months? Let’s find out!!” Wednesday, September 15th 13:00 Geneva / 16:30 New Delhi

Ados May
 

 

 

WHO/IBP Implementation Stories: India

 

Wednesday, September 15th

16:30 New Delhi | 11:00 Accra | 13:00 Geneva | 14:00 Nairobi | 19:00 Manila

Click here for your local time zone.

 

 

The IBP Network and PSI India will host a webinar titled “Is it possible to increase family planning users in few months? Let’s find out!!” focusing on the Implementation Story from India. In an effort to share these experiences widely amongst the FP/RH community, the IBP Network hosted a contest calling for field-based program implementation stories. Join us to learn how documenting these stories can help us understand and learn from real-life experiences implementing High Impact Practices (HIPs) and WHO guidelines and encourage learning and sharing of experiences related to scaling up evidence-based interventions in FP/RH.

 

Speakers include:

 

  • Mukesh Sharma, Population Services International – India
  • Deepti Mathur, Population Services International – India
  • Devika Varghese, Population Services International – India
  • Hitesh Sahni, Population Services International – India
  • Samarendra Behera, Population Services International – India
  • Amit Sharma, Population Services International – India
  • Maheen Malik, Gates Institute
  • Kate Graham, Gates Institute

 

 

Register now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/985229904578189836

 

 

Useful links:

 

FDS is codified: https://tciurbanhealth.org/courses/india-services-supply/lessons/fixed-day-static-approach/

 

Most significant change stories on FDS available at: https://tciurbanhealth.org/topics/india/

 

 

All Implementation Stories: https://ibpnetwork.org/page/implementation-stories

 

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Webinar 15 Sept: Launching the family planning data toolkit for DMPA-SC self-injection

Beth Balderston
 

Launching the family planning data toolkit for DMPA-SC self-injection

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

8:30–10:00 AM EST | 12:30–2:00 PM GMT | 3:30–5:00 PM EAT

 

The PATH-JSI DMPA-SC Access Collaborative (AC) invites you to a virtual launch and walk-through of the redesigned DMPA-SC Country Data Dashboard and new monitoring, learning, and evaluation (MLE) tools.

 

The AC data dashboard is an interactive tool that presents available data collected during DMPA-SC self-injection (SI) introduction and scale-up. The dashboard visualizes SI uptake, tracks implementation of key policies, and integrates data use practices to support data-driven decision making. Information presented on the dashboard has changed over time to reflect shifting needs of stakeholders. After undergoing a human centered design exercise to better understand information needs surrounding SI introduction and scale-up, the Access Collaborative recently redesigned the DMPA-SC Country data dashboard. This webinar will introduce new data available and demonstrate new features on the dashboard.

 

The webinar will also include an overview of the Access Collaborative’s new MLE toolkit developed to help meet the needs of ministries of health and implementing partners. This toolkit features three tools for dynamic decision-making: a data visualization principles guide, an Excel dashboard how-to guide, and a data use and indicators guide. The tools are primers in how to create dynamic and visually compelling SI program data displays (e.g., dashboards, presentations) that facilitate comprehension and use of SI data for family planning program decision-making. While the toolkit was developed with SI in mind, many of the principles could be applied to data visualization needs across family planning programs and methods.

 

Moderator

  • Ebony Easley, Deputy Director, Access Collaborative, JSI

 

Presenters

  • Nicole Danfakha, MLE Technical Advisor, Information Design, JSI
  • Daniel Maangi, Data Analyst, inSupply Health
  • Nomena Raberaoka, Human Centered Design Specialist, JSI

 

This webinar will be offered in English and French through simultaneous interpretation.

 

Please register at: https://tinyurl.com/FPdatawebinar

 

For more information about this event, please email dmpa-sc-lan@.... To request technical assistance from the Access Collaborative for DMPA-SC introduction or scale-up, including self-injection, please visit www.FPoptions.org/TA.

 

 

Le lancement du guide pratique des outils de données de planification familiale pour l’auto-injection DMPA-SC

 

Le mercredi 15 septembre 2021

8h30-10h00 EST | 12h30-14h00 GMT | 15h30-17h00 Heure de l'Afrique de l'Est

 

Le collaboratif pour l'accès au DMPA-SC vous invite à un lancement virtuel et à une visite par étape du tableau de bord repensé des données nationales DMPA-SC, et des nouveaux outils de suivi, d’apprentissage et d’évaluation (MLE).

 

Le tableau de bord des données de l’AC est un outil interactif qui présente les données disponibles recueillies lors de l'introduction et la mise à l'échelle de l'auto-injection (AI) du DMPA-SC.  Le tableau de bord visualise l’adoption de l’AI, suit la mise en œuvre des politiques clés et intègre les pratiques d’utilisation des données pour soutenir la prise de décision basée sur les données.

 

L’information présentée sur le tableau de bord a changé au fil du temps pour refléter l’évolution des besoins des intervenants. Après avoir subi un exercice de conception centré sur l’humain pour mieux comprendre les besoins d’information entourant l’introduction et la mise à l’échelle de l’AI, le collaboratif pour l'accès a récemment restructuré le tableau de bord des données DMPA-SC par pays.  Ce webinaire présentera les nouvelles données disponibles et démontrera les nouvelles fonctionnalités du tableau de bord.

 

Le webinaire comprendra également un aperçu d’un nouveau guide pratique des outils MLE du collaboratif pour l'accès développé pour aider à répondre aux besoins des régions de santé et de mise en œuvre des partenaires. Ce guide pratique des outils comprend trois outils pour la prise de décision dynamique :  un guide des principes de visualisation des données, un guide pratique du tableau de bord Excel et un guide d’utilisation des données et des indicateurs. Les outils sont des amorces sur la façon de créer des affichages dynamiques et visuellement attrayants des données du programme de l’AI (p. ex., tableaux de bord, présentations) qui facilitent la compréhension et l’utilisation des données de l’AI pour la prise de décision du programme de planification familiale. Bien que le guide pratique des outils ait été développé en tenant compte de l’AI, de nombreux principes pourraient être appliqués aux besoins de visualisation des données dans les programmes et méthodes de planification familiale.

 

Modérateur

  • Ebony Easley, Directeur Adjoint, Le Collaboratif pour l’Accès, JSI

 

Présentateurs

  • Nicole Danfakha, Conseillère Technique MLE, conception de l’information, JSI
  • Daniel Maangi, Analyste de Données, inSupply Health
  • Nomena Raberaoka, Spécialiste de la Conception Centrée sur l’Humain, JSI

 

Ce webinaire sera présenté en anglais et en Français par interprétation simultanée.

 

Veuillez-vous inscrire : https://tinyurl.com/FPdatawebinar

 

Pour plus d’informations sur cet événement, veuillez envoyer un e-mail à dmpa-sc-lan@.... Pour demander de l’aide technique à Access Collaborative pour l’introduction ou la mise à l’échelle de DMPA-SC, y compris l’auto-injection, veuillez visiter www.FPoptions.org/TA.


Register today!! YTH Live Global is just one month away!!

rebecca.braun@...
 

Dear IBP Network members,

 

I’m writing to invite you to register for the YTH Live Global conference, held virtually on October 4-6, 2021. YTH Live Global is hosted by the YTH Initiative of ETR, a non-profit organization committed to improving health outcomes and advancing health equity for youth, families, and communities.

 

Now in its 13th year, YTH Live Global showcases the brightest minds, cutting-edge innovation, and pioneering research on the topics that matter most to youth. Our annual conference brings together public health professionals, youth leaders, social entrepreneurs, educators, technology developers, content creators, funders and more who are working on innovative programs, products and services that advance youth health and wellness around the globe, using new media and technology.

 

The three-day virtual format features inspiring plenaries with thought leaders and trailblazers, informative breakout sessions featuring diverse speakers from across the globe, interactive workshops, digital posters and lightning stories, fireside chats with industry leaders, networking opportunities galore, pitch contests and innovation challenges, a scavenger hunt, a reception with live entertainment and so much more. There truly is not another conference like this!

 

We’re thrilled to offer a $20 discount for members. Use the code JOINME2021 when you register. We also offer deep discounts for students and residents of low-and middle-income countries. Anyone under 25 can register for FREE!

 

Warmly,

Rebecca

 

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Registration is open for YTH Live Global! ETR is bringing together youth, tech, and health leaders for this incredible event. Grab your ticket now and we’ll see you in October!

 


Apply : Improving the Quality of Health Service and Implication for Pandemic Preparedness and Response Course

Oluwole Oluwaniyi
 

Dear IBP Colleagues, 

This serves to inform interested public health professionals about the online course  " Improving the Quality of Health Service and Implication for Pandemic Preparedness and Response " organised by Harvard T.H. Chan School of public health from October 4th to 14th, 2021. Please see the link below. 
 A discounted fee was agreed for a group of 10 or more professionals applying together as a site ( location not a prerequisite) . This provide an opportunity to pay about half the price $1000 each instead of the normal $1995 individual cost. 
If this is what you might be interested in, kindly fill the attached form and send a copy via mail to me and  Sonja  Luvara  sluvara@... .   

SONJA LUVARA  
Department of Global Health and Population  /  Harvard School of Public Health
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FW: WHO's "Request for Proposals" to conduct systematic reviews on impact of family planning on women’s health and socio-economic status'

Nandita Thatte
 

Dear IBP Colleagues,

 

Please see the request below from WHO regarding an RFP to conduct systematic reviews on the impact of family planning on women’s health and socio-economic status.


Thanks, Nandita

 

 

Nandita Thatte, DrPH

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research

Geneva, Switzerland

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Dear colleagues

Hope you are staying well and keeping safe in these challenging times. This is to inform you that WHO published, on 01 September 2021, a Request for Proposals to conduct systematic reviews on impact of family planning on women’s health and socio-economic status.  

 

Background:

Investing in family planning is often positioned as a cost-effective intervention for enhancing maternal and child health, improving the social-economic status of women, and contributing to sustainable development globally. Available evidence suggests that family planning contributes to improved women’s health by reducing unintended and high risk pregnancies and therefore the number of women at risk of a maternal death or maternal morbidity; and to contribute to women’s social-economic status by enabling girls to stay in school longer, achieve higher education levels and participate in employment that increases their earning power.

Although there is broad consensus in the public health community about the evidence linking healthy timing and spacing of births to improved child health, some still consider the evidence linking family planning to women’s health, survival and socio-economic status as weak or lacking, raising concerns about the relative returns on investments in family planning programs.

Thus WHO is interested in supporting an assessment of the magnitude and quality of evidence on existence and strength of relationship(s) between family planning use, and women’s health outcomes, women’s socio-economic status, and sustainable development.

 

The Request for Proposals is published on the United Nations Global Market websitehttps://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/140847

 

Please share it widely among your networks.

 

Best regards

Moazzam

Moazzam Ali MBBS, PhD, MPH, PG Diploma | Epidemiologist. Medical Officer | UNDP-UNFPA-UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP) | WHO Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research | World Health Organization. Avenue Appia 20, Geneva 27, CH-1211 Switzerland | Tel: +41 (22) 791.3442  |  Mobile +41 (79) 477 0431 |  E-mail: alimoa@...   | Twitter: @Moazzam2000 | Personal profile | Moazzam’s ORCID |

 

 

 

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[NEW PUBLICATION] IMAP Statement - Reproductive Health in a time of Covid-19

Nihal Said
 

Dear IBP Colleagues,

 

We are pleased to share with you the newly published IMAP Statement titled: Reproductive Health in a time of Covid-19 that is now available on IPPF’s website in English, French and Spanish and soon will be in Arabic. Please disseminate it widely amongst your organisations and networks. For any inquiries on the statement of the IMAP please contact @Nathalie Kapp, IPPF’s Chief Medical Advisor.

 

See below brief about the statement:

 

The Reproductive Health in a time of Covid-19 statement aims to summarize the available emerging evidence relating to COVID-19 and vaccination in pregnancy and in using the combined hormonal contraception (CHC). It is published under the auspices of the International Medical Advisory Panel (IMAP) and is intended to support and guide IPPF Member Associations and other sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), humanitarian and development organizations regarding COVID-19 and vaccination and the impact on delivery of sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH). It covers issues related to advocacy to address health inequalities and stigma, in addition to medical and service delivery recommendations, evidence and practical guidance from the scientific community. It complements the 2020 IMAP Statement on COVID-19 and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights IMAP Statement on COVID-19 impact on SRHR - English.pdf (ippf.org) and the IPPF COVID-19 Duty of Care Recommendations for Humanitarian Contexts IPPF COVID-19 Duty of Care Recommendations for Humanitarian Contexts | IPPF (ippf-covid19.org).

 

 

Many thanks,

Nihal  

 

 

Nihal Said | Senior Technical Advisor, Research and Partnerships 

International Planned Parenthood Federation  |  Central Office

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Join Passages Sept 22 for a Discussion on Situating Social Norms within Behavior Change Initiatives

Jamie Greenberg
 

Dear colleagues,

Please join the Passages Project for a webinar, "Situating Social Norms within Behavior Change Initiatives," on Wednesday September 22 at 9:30-11:00am EST, as part of an ongoing dialogue towards a common language and shared understanding of social norms. In this series of quick-fire presentations, speakers will introduce practical resources developed in collaboration with global practitioners. We’ll talk about how each resource was created - including our own struggles with sticky concepts - and discuss how they can advance social norms practice. Register here. The webinar will be available in both English and French. 

All the best,

Jamie

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Washington, DC 20007
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Using evidence to expand family planning choices, advance gender equality, and involve communities.

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