December 3, 2013News Blog Post
EngenderHealth had a strong presence throughout the International Conference on Family Planning, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in mid-November. From our involvement in more than 25 panels, presentations, and posters to our recognition in numerous sessions for our research, tools, and programmatic work, our innovation and achievements were heralded as being at the forefront of change. Read more.
November 27, 2013News Blog Post
An Earthquake, a Typhoon, and the Incredible Resilience of the VisayasHealth Project Team in the Philippines
On Friday November 8, one of the most powerful typhoons in recorded history smashed into the Philippines, killing at least 3,633 people. Typhoon Haiyan hit just a few weeks after an earthquake struck Bohol Province—the deadliest in 23 years. Fortunately, all VisayasHealth Project colleagues in the Philippines are safe after both disasters. Our office is up and running, and everyone is reporting back to work in order to contribute to response to both natural disasters. Read more.
November 4, 2013News Blog Post
EngenderHealth is gearing up for the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP), November 12-15, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We will be making more than 30 presentations at ICFP about our latest work and essential resources for family planning programming. Read more.
September 10, 2013News Blog Post
Evidence and Tools to Support Voluntary Family Planning Programs that Respect, Protect, and Fulfill Human Rights
Scaling up access to voluntary, high-quality family planning services over the next decade—to enable people to reach their reproductive intentions and governments to reach national and global goals—will take the combined efforts of family planning, human rights, and women’s health advocates. Read how our new framework, presented in Voluntary Family Planning Programs that Respect, Protect, and Fulfill Human Rights: A Conceptual Framework, integrates human rights laws and principles with family planning quality of care frameworks to assist with program design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. Read more.
July 24, 2013News Blog Post
New Resource on Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and Rights
The EngenderHealth-led RESPOND Project is pleased to announce the launch of a new contraceptive choice and rights blog, Champions4Choice. The blog will serve as a virtual forum where those concerned with family planning, reproductive health and rights can exchange ideas with their peers, as well as share their views, experiences, and resources on contraceptive rights and choice. Read more.