News – Family planning

USAID's HRH2030 program is working in three target regions in Mali — Kayes, Koulikoro, and Sikasso — to implement a community-based strategy to improve maternity, family planning, and nutrition services, and reduce maternal, newborn, and child mortality. By building the coaching and mentoring capacity of...

Midwife Carina Manalo sits in a taxicab in Caloocan City, horns blazing around her. Carina checks her watch. Traffic is at a standstill, which is not unusual, but is a burden during a busy workday. The thought of saving time and attending trainings remotely through...

Kudos to our global health colleagues from USAID, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNFPA on the the RELAUNCH of the Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP)! All the modules have been updated per the WHO Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) for Contraceptive Use (2015), the WHO Selected...

HRH2030 is excited to announce its upcoming participation at the International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda! The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) brings together the family planning community to share best practices, celebrate successes, and plan a way forward towards overcoming challenges...

This post originally appeared on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition blog. Health workers can be powerful change agents to address equity. We’ve seen frontline workers heroically fight Ebola. We’ve seen them overcome stigma and their own biases to provide quality HIV services. What if we could...

With officials from the Department of Health, local government representatives, and stakeholders from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, HRH2030 celebrated the launch of its new Philippines activity on May 29 with an event entitled, “Investing in the Health Workforce Saves Lives.” USAID/Philippines Director Lawrence Hardy II...

In a hospital in the Bafia District of Cameroon, everyone is buzzing. A thirty-eight-year-old woman has died while miscarrying her eighth child. The midwife is visibly upset with the husband to the astonishment of onlookers. But why? Only a few months ago the midwife had delivered...

Samantha Law is a manager with Chemonics’ Global Health Division and serves as gender lead on HRH2030. Each year on March 8, people and organizations around the world celebrate International Women's Day to commemorate the movement for women's rights. This year’s campaign #PressforProgress underscores the continued need...

With support from USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health, HRH2030 recently convened a group of gender, family-planning, gender-based violence, and HRH experts and practicing midwives and nurses for a consultative forum to vet its work on defining and advancing gender competence in the family...