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@BethFP2020 @FP2020Global collaboration is the animating principle of the #FP2020Progress partnership.The spirit of collaboration is what enables disparate stakeholders to find common ground & join together in service of a shared vision #ICFP2018 #familyplanning

Postabortion #familyplanning is a proven high impact practice. Hear more from @EngenderHealth @IpasOrg @MarieStopes at the #ICFP2018 oral presentation on Nov 13 at 16:20, titled Sense or sensibility. Read more at #HIPs4FP. https://t.co/a1j33aJcL8

@EngenderHealth This is my commitment. #ICFP2018

We’re meeting women and men where they are: at work. Join @Pop_Council, @EngenderHealth, @WorldVision, and @IYAFP at #ICFP2018 tomorrow room AD4 at 2:35PM to learn more about workplace programs to meet #familyplanning needs.

.@EngenderHealth is celebrating 75 years of investing in a world where women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potentials. Find us at #ICFP2018 in our bright shirts at the Welcome Reception, or at booth 33. https://t.co/hfqEB9QfyS

New Data! More women and girls than ever before are using #familyplanning, and it’s all captured in @FP2020Global’s annual progress report: https://t.co/atVVrSMNuL
#WeAreFP2020 #FP2020Progress #ICFP2018

We’re proud to deliver 9 sessions and 25 poster presentations at #ICFP2018 that showcase our commitment to access, excellence, and impact in #familyplanning. Our presentation schedule: https://t.co/LWPurYKzb5

Our REDI framework empowers providers to engage clients in meaningful dialogues that extend beyond pregnancy prevention and explore each client’s social circumstances and sexual and reproductive health needs and aspirations. Learn more: https://t.co/MxNz8W1Kj6

For 75 years, @EngenderHealth has long been a leader in male engagement in #reprohealth and #familyplanning. Don't miss President & CEO @TraciLBaird’s #ICFP2018 session on boys and men as partners in family planning on Nov 13. https://t.co/LWPurYKzb5

Are you at #ICFP2018 in Kigali, Rwanda? We want to hear from you! Stop by the @EngenderHealth booth (#33) to share your commitment to #familyplanning. https://t.co/hfqEB9QfyS

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January 26, 2018

Exciting New App for Youth in Texas

Re:MIX App

The Re:MIX mobile app enables adolescents and young adults to find quality health services and providers that can best fulfill their needs.

Young people may be more likely to seek out health services at facilities perceived as being “youth friendly,” but how can adolescents and young adults learn which facilities are best suited to meeting their needs? Thanks to EngenderHealth and our U.S. Programs team, youth in Austin, Texas, now have access to a mobile application designed to help youth find and rate health services in the local community. The information provided in the app is curated by youth themselves, ensuring that the facilities are indeed youth-friendly.

A new app, called Re:MIX, is an extension of EngenderHealth’s Re:MIX teen sexual health education program. It was created in collaboration with Youth Tech Health, an organization based in Oakland, California, that develops technological solutions to advance the health of youth and young adults.

Peer Educators from the Re:MIX program and youth in partner organizations have been instrumental in vetting and selecting health care providers based on a set of youth-friendly service needs and criteria, emphasizing quality, cost, privacy, and inclusivity. Focus groups with high school youth across Austin were also critical in further refining the design and functionality of the mobile application. A variety of health services are listed in the app, to ensure that youth have access to many options based on a spectrum of health needs.

The goal is to empower young people to visit these community-based services and ensure that they are receiving youth-friendly, inclusive, and quality care at each visit. The more youth rate their experiences, the more informed the community will be about youth-friendly health linkages and opportunities to continue to enhance services for young people. Julieann Maciel, a former Peer Educator with Re:MIX, explained the need for access to youth-friendly services best when she said, “There are questions you want to ask that you don’t want to ask in front of your parents. Having a medical professional who will listen to what you have to say and what your concerns are, and not just what your parents’ concerns are, is important. Their job is to advocate for their patients.”

For more information about the Re:MIX app, contact USPrograms@engenderhealth.org. In addition, attendees of the YTH Live conference in San Francisco in May 2018 will have an opportunity to learn more about the Re:MIX app, as well as other youth health technology projects.


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