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Meet the 2021 3rd @TzHealthSummit Youth Capacity Building Program facilitators: @RehemaGeorge7 and @MasakoPrudence (@EngenderHealth); @Theddylp (@HealiTZambia), and yours truly (@Jhpiego). Pls show some ❤️ to these selfless #leaders I was blessed to work alongside🙏🏽

Honored to have facilitated the 3rd @TzHealthSummit youth capacity building program alongside @Theddylp @charleswanga. Proud to have been part of nurturing other youth leaders to take up space in the world and cement themselves #THS2021 @EngenderHealth @YouthDeliver

J'ai eu l'honneur d'aborder la thématique des violences domestiques en #CIV225 avec @Sylvia_Apata sur les ondes de Radio Yopougon et notamment le projet de lois relatif à la protection des victimes de violences domestiques.

@EngenderHealth @CACi225

"This has become an ideological issue. As countries become more partisan, as countries become more ideological on each side, women's bodies are used as a pawn in this war between two parties or three parties."
#SRHR #ReproductiveRights


"...[CSE programs]reinforce our human rights to autonomy, teach youth that sexual violence is not ok & provide young people with information about how to recognize and respond to sexual violence if it were to happen in the future." 💯 🙌 👏

Today, 400,000 Nigerian women—representing 40% of obstetric #fistula cases worldwide—wait for corrective surgery. In #Nigeria, MOMENTUM Safe Surgery is partnering w/ gov't, institutions, and local organizations to confront this preventable problem. @USAIDNigeria @PaulineKTallen

Salma advocates to end stigma & discrimination against people living w/ HIV in #Tanzania. She uses skills learned through the Boresha Afya project funded by @USAIDTanzania & administered by @EGPAF in partnership with EngenderHealth & the Tanzania Ministry of Health. #DayoftheGirl

In response to #Pandemics we need Public Private partnerships in cofinancing the health sector so that no one is left behind.

Dr. @MasakoPrudence from @EngenderHealth

Today in the US is #IndigenousPeoplesDay, which celebrates the contributions, diverse cultures, and resiliency of Indigenous people. Learn more about the holiday & what it means to 5 Indigenous women and two-spirit people.


Members of our team are presenting at the Tanzania Health Summit this week. Follow along and watch the conference live on YouTube. #THS2021 #Tanzania

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October 31, 2013

EngenderHealth’s RESPOND Project Leads Effort to Measure Family Planning ProgressEngenderHealth’s RESPOND Project Leads Effort to Measure Family Planning Progress

February 2012 — To monitor the progress of family planning (FP) programs, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and many international health and development agencies use “couple-years of protection” (CYP) as a standard measurement. Since 2000, when the conversion factors to calculate CYP were last updated, new contraceptive methods have been introduced and technologies have improved. The Futures Institute, through the RESPOND Project at EngenderHealth, conducted a rigorous research review and analysis of the CYP conversion factors and revised them to ensure that they reflect current realities for all family planning methods.

Over the past three years, Futures Institute and The RESPOND Project conducted an extensive literature review (6,364 articles were identified, of which 485 were reviewed and 276 were abstracted), developed a database for the findings, and held two expert review meetings and several virtual meetings to agree on the conversion factors. In September 2011, the RESPOND Project and USAID’s Global Health Bureau hosted a dissemination meeting to present analytic findings and to recommend CYP conversion factors and innovative possibilities for their use. The meeting (New Developments in the Calculation and Use of Couple-Years of Protection (CYP) and Their Implications for the Evaluation of Family Planning Programs) included nearly 40 professionals from 16 donor organizations, multilaterals, and cooperating agencies.

In December 2011, USAID officially endorsed the updated conversion factors. Recently, Marie Stopes International (MSI) announced that it has adopted the new CYP factors, which will bring it in line with the new evidence. EngenderHealth and RESPOND welcome MSI’s support!

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