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COVID-19: How We’re Responding

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Hugo Hoogenboom, a leader of EngenderHealth from 1981-1995, has passed away. We honor Hugo’s legacy by continuing to work for a world in which everyone has access to the info & services needed to make their own reproductive health choices.

Our statement: https://bit.ly/2PmPF1o

Why are sexual and reproductive health services not 'essential services' during the Corona virus pandemic? Covid 19 responses must include women's reproductive health needs. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31679-2/fulltext

Accessing #familyplanning services is critical in #COVID19 response!

Click below to see how our partners are responding and to learn how you can participate! https://bit.ly/3eSRJIR #FPinCOVIDResponse

We extend our condolences to the family of H.E. Benjamin W. Mkapa, former president of #Tanzania and founder of @MkapaFoundation.

We honor his championship of #genderequality and health systems strengthening.

#RIPMkapa

We're looking for an Associate Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. Come join our team, and pass the word!

Apply here: https://bit.ly/2BFx5OC

#SRHR #SRH #SRHRjobs #SRHjobs #Reprojobs #feministjobs #NGOjobs #nonprofitjobs #reprohealth #reprorights

We're looking for an Associate Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Come join our team, and pass the word! Apply here: https://bit.ly/2BFx5OC

#SRHR #SRH #SRHRjobs #SRHjobs #Reprojobs #feministjobs #NGOjobs #nonprofitjobs #reprohealth #reprorights

A6) We must value ALL the work women do. The EquityTool by @Metrics4mgmt can be included as part of routine data collection on #COVID19 response; we must also measure the proportion of women out of paid workforce, the dependency ratio & educational status. #GenderData #DevexFOCUS https://twitter.com/devex/status/1288451736332574721

A3) Collecting #VAW data amid #COVID19 is difficult due to risk to women seeking help; lockdowns hindering movement to safe spaces; gaps in training for service providers; & ongoing gaps in data systems. We must address #VAW and #GBV despite the pandemic. #GenderData #DevexFocus https://twitter.com/devex/status/1288447944916639746

A5) National stats offices should ensure that collected data is not only gender disaggregated but also informed by age disaggregation & they should capture how national governments' #COVID19 response efforts are benefiting women & other vulnerable groups. #GenderData #DevexFocus

A4) The EquityTool developed by @Metrics4mgmt provides important estimates of wealth quintiles, while the Washington Group Short Set of Disability Questions provides an opportunity to assess the extent to which #COVID19 is affecting those w/ disabilities. #GenderData #DevexFocus

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Overview

Across the globe, EngenderHealth has proven that even in resource-poor settings, family planning services can be safe, effective, and affordable. We have developed a number of technical publications related to this:

Additional family planning publications are included below.


Integrating Family Planning and Antiretroviral Therapy: A Client-Oriented Service Model
Service integration is an approach in which health care providers use opportunities to engage a client in addressing broader health and social needs beyond those prompting the initial health care encounter. Integrated programming can take many forms, both within the health sector and between sectors (such as integration between health and environment programs). Integration of family planning services with antiretroviral therapy (ART) services offers an opportunity to support the basic human right of people living with HIV to achieve their reproductive intentions. The integration approach presented in this guide encourages supervisors, planners, service providers, and community-based personnel to consider opportunities for operationalizing the integration of family planning into the provision of ART in a way that responds to and respects clients’ needs and desires. While this guide focuses on the integration of family planning with ART, the approach and principles are applicable for integrating core and additional services, whatever they may be. This program guide has a potentially wide range of audiences and applications. Donors, implementing organizations, technical advisors and supervisors, trainers, counselors, and community health personnel may all find this guide helpful in thinking through the steps needed to make service integration a programming reality.
(2014) English. Download this publication (PDF, 2.1MB)

The SEED™ Assessment Guide for Family Planning Programming
Grounded in EngenderHealth’s SEED Programming Model™, this comprehensive, easy-to-use tool helps program managers and staff to identify strengths and weaknesses in their family planning (FP) programs that will inform the design or redesign of these interventions. The guide is intended for family planning program staff in technical organizations, ministries of health, donor agencies, and others working in family planning. To aid staff in assessing their programs, this user-friendly guide outlines a systematic approach that includes 25 key programming elements that are crucial to a holistic, robust FP program; sample outlines for a desk review and final report; and eight adaptable key informant discussion guides.
(2011) English. Available for download

Quick Reference Chart for Contraceptive Methods
This poster, developed by EngenderHealth’s Fistula Care project, provides basic information about a wide range of family planning methods, for the service provider’s reference. Available in English (PDF, 162 KB), French (PDF, 167 KB), and Bangla (PDF, 372 KB).

The RESPOND Project Digital Archive
This digital archive constitutes the RESPOND Project’s legacy of lasting resources and has been designed as a searchable knowledge source for the RH/FP community. The different sections of the archive contain a wide range of resources that were developed over the life of the project, at both the global and the country (field) levels. The archive contains resources ranging from conceptual models, programmatic tools, and technical guidance to analytic reports, advocacy briefs, and presentations on country experiences to revitalize FP.
(2014) Visit the Archive

A Resource Package for Family Planning and Beyond: The ACQUIRE Project Digital Archive
This archive constitutes ACQUIRE’s legacy and has been designed as a searchable knowledge resource for the RH/FP community. The different sections of the archive contain a wide range of resources that were developed over the life of the project, at both the global and the country (field) levels. The resources are organized across eight thematic areas: The ACQUIRE program model; Invest in family planning and LAPMs; Program effectively: principles, models, and tools; Strengthen the quality of services and systems; Community engagement, marketing, and communications; Integrated family planning and LAPMs into other services; Engage Men as Partners(R); Program for the special needs of young married clients.
(2009) Visit the Archive

 

 

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