Family planning

In global health, gender competency enables health workers to identify how different norms, social constructs, roles, expectations, power differentials, opportunities, and constraints assigned to women, men, girls, and boys may influence behavior and choices. A gender-competent health worker strives to apply the needed knowledge,...

Although more people than ever before are using family planning services to satisfy their reproductive health intentions, the ambitious global goal of 120 million additional contraceptive users will not be met by 2020. New and different partnerships and strategies are needed to improve...

[caption id="attachment_34087" align="alignright" width="586"] Click to enlarge the Philippines Activity Conceptual Framework[/caption] In recent years, the Government of the Philippines has made landmark decisions to strengthen its health system. In 2012, the nation issued the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law to guarantee universal access to...

As HRH2030 observed World Health Worker Week in April 2019, the USAID-funded HRH2030 activity in the Philippines joined partners around the world to commemorate health workers through the theme: “Health Workers at the Heart of Health for All.” This celebration came on the heels...

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...

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...

HRH2030 and USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health developed a global gender-competency framework for family planning service providers to improve gender-awareness in health workers. This second edition includes many updates like examples from Ethiopia and the Philippines....

The Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP) contains curriculum components, resources, and tools needed to program, design, implement, and evaluate training in family planning. It provides a valuable set of openly accessible resources for trainers, supervisors, and program managers around the globe. USAID,...

Webinar (April 26, 2018, 51 min): To best serve the health needs of communities, managers should align the maternal and child health, family planning, HIV/AIDS, and other primary healthcare competencies of providers with the needs and demands of the populations served. Alignment of competencies...