"As of July 2018, the total number of women and girls using #contraception was the highest in history— 30% more than what would have been there if we did not have a united community working for it." Dr. Natalia Kanem @Atayeshe, @UNFPA Executive Director. #ICFP2018
"Everywhere I look in this conference, I see young people. No one understands better how to meet the needs of young people and tap into their potential as young people themselves." Dean @EllenJMacKenzie, @JohnsHopkinsSPH. #ICFP2018 #ICFPYouth
Director of @GatesJHU at @JohnsHopkinsSPH and global leader in #familyplanning @OyingRimon shares how access to contraception has the power to address issues in maternal health, child health, and economic stability in a significant way. #ICFP2018
The Honorable Minister of Health of Rwanda, Dr. @DianeGashumba opens #ICFP2018 with praise for youth engagement and optimism for integration of #familyplanning in maternal and child health in #Rwanda and beyond.
We're with thousands of global policymakers, researchers and #familyplanning advocates from more than 75 countries in Kigali, Rwanda for #ICFP2018. Tune in now for a live stream of the opening ceremony: https://t.co/CkGpp7d2ve
The #ICFP2018 theme, “Investing for a Lifetime of Returns,” highlights the extensive social and economic dividends that family planning investments yield for people planning families today and the >1 billion young people in/approaching their reproductive years.