JSI at the International Conference on Family Planning #NotWithoutFP Virtual Forum

January 31st, 2021 | Event

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JSI is pleased to contribute to the International Conference on Family Planning Virtual Forum, February 2 and 3. Since our founding in 1978, JSI has been focused on ensuring that women receive the family planning services they want and need. This year’s ICFP, #NotWithoutFP, is focused on the intersections of COVID-19, universal health coverage (UHC), and family planning systems, services, and products.

Join us at the ICFP Virtual Forum, #NotWithoutFP – registration is free at https://icfp2021.org/

FEBRUARY 2  – 9;40-11 am ET
Scientific Panel: Overcoming Family Planning Delivery Challenges During COVID-19: What’s Working In Countries?

Panelist George William Barigye, Regional Technical Advisor, Access Collaborative Project, PATH, Kampala, will discuss innovations in self-care: lessons learned from applying virtual tools and approaches for increasing client self-injection of DMPA-SC including work done by JSI through the Access Collaborative in Madagascar

FEBRUARY 2  – 11:10 – 12:30 pm ET

Community session: How are High-Impact Practices in Family Planning Service Delivery being Applied across the Development-Humanitarian Continuum? 

Digital Health roundtable (English)
Brian Mulligan, JSI, USAID Community Capacity for Health. Discussing interactive voice response (IVR) training and refresher training (FP is one of the modules)

Digital Health roundtable (French)
Avotiana Rakotomanga, JSI Madagascar Country Coordinator, Access Collaborative will discuss the Access Collaborative’s work supporting virtual supervision during Covid-19.

Integration Roundtable (English)
Dr. Pamela Donggho, JSI Uganda: USAID RHITES Lango-North on protecting FP outcomes during crises and in fragile settings, and the integration of family health (FP and other components) into PEPFAR HIV work.

Elaine E. Rossi,  Senior Advisor for Timor Leste Reinforce Basic Health Services Project standing in for Dr. Harriet Stanley, COP emeritus, Reinforce Basic Health Services Project, Timor-Leste. How are high impact practices in family planning service delivery being applied across the development–humanitarian continuum?

FEBRUARY 3 – 9:30-11 am

Advocacy & Accountability roundtable (English)
Penelope Riseborough will co-facilitate: How can FP programs continue to advocate when COVID is overwhelming everything?

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