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Feb 12 2016
Disability Rights are Reproductive Rights

Improving family planning access for underserved and vulnerable groups quickly became a major theme at the International Conference on Family Planning, except that people with disabilities seemed to be missing from many of the discussions.

Feb 11 2016
Leadership in a Time of Ebola

Overcoming challenges to deliver malaria nets to Liberian homes despite the Ebola crisis.

Feb 09 2016
Youth: Today’s Family Planning Leaders

The International Conference on Family Planning provided an unprecedented opportunity for young leaders in family planning.

Feb 04 2016
Youth Lead at the International Conference on Family Planning

Record numbers of youth delegates added their voices to the family planning and reproductive health conversation during the International Conference on Family Planning.

Feb 02 2016
Girls' Lives Matter

I have always been a believer in empowering girls to not only believe in themselves and pursue their dreams, but also to find their voices and speak out.

Feb 01 2016
Implementing Best Practices at the International Conference on Family Planning

Six key takeaways to implement the best family planning practices from the International Conference on Family Planning

Jan 27 2016
Another Amazing True Story of the Impact of Leadership and Management on Strengthening Family Planning Programs

In Nepal, almost ten years after original implementation, the LDP was still being used widely by local organizations on their own, enabling local teams to overcome challenges. Talk about impact and sustainability!

Jan 27 2016
Leadership and Management Best Practices for Family Planning

On Tuesday, January 26, the Leadership, Management, and Governance Project hosted an auxiliary event on Leadership and Management Best Practices for Family Planning at the 4th International Conference on Family Planning in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

Jan 26 2016
What Do Leadership and Management Interventions Look Like?

A well managed clinic will likely delivery more services to patients, just as a better managed corner grocer is more likely to have more satisfied customers. Barbara Tobin, Organizational Development Advisor, used this example in her presentation at an ICFP session organized by the Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project.

Jan 25 2016
International Conference on Family Planning 2016: Recap of the Opening Plenary

The Fourth International Conference on Family Planning (2016 ICFP) in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, 25-28 January 2016, calls for "Global Commitments, Local Actions.” It is co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health & the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BKKBN).

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