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Symposium: Bridging the gap to FP2020: Evidence to accelerate progress toward meeting the need for family planning

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Monday, 10 July 2017 from 12:00 to 17:00 (BST)

Symposium: Bridging the gap to FP2020:  Evidence to...

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Pippa Ranger Dept International Development


To coincide with the 2017 Family Planning Summit, the School, the Population Council, and Marie Stopes International are hosting a research symposium in London, in collaboration with the DFID-funded Research Programme consortium Strengthening Evidence for Programming for Unintended Pregnancy (STEP UP) and the Maternal Healthcare Markets Evaluation Team (MET).

The research symposium will:

  • Share the latest evidence on unmet need for family planning,
  • Review evidenced-informed programming for addressing unmet need for family planning,
  • Discuss a research agenda aligned to the global architecture for family planning.

Join academics, implementers, donors, governments, and civil society for invigorating presentations and discussions on the state of evidence, programme innovation, and the research agenda to bridge the gap to FP2020.

 

Speakers include:

  • Dr Ian Askew, Director, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation/HRP
  • Julia Bunting OBE, President, Population Council
  • Dr Gilda Sedgh, Principal Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute
  • Dr Harriet Birungi, Senior Associate and Country Director, Population Council
  • Prof John Cleland CBE, Emeritus Professor of Medical Demography, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Saumya RamaRao, Senior Associate, Reproductive Health Program, Population Council
  • Prof Sally Theobald, Chair in Social Science and International Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, MSD for Mothers
  • Effiom Nyong Effiom, Country Director, Marie Stopes Nigeria

 

Agenda:               

12:00-12:20: Registration and light lunch

12:20-12:25: Introduction to the Research Symposium

12:25-13:55: Session 1: Understanding unmet need for family planning

14:15-15:55: Session 2: Addressing unmet needs through programme innovation

16:10-16:45: Panel discussion: A research agenda and the international architecture for family planning 

 

The event is free to attend, but registration is required.

 Any enquiries, please email: stepup@lshtm.ac.uk   

 Image credit: Pippa Ranger/Department for International Development/2011

Do you have questions about Symposium: Bridging the gap to FP2020: Evidence to accelerate progress toward meeting the need for family planning? Contact The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

When & Where


Kennedy Lecture Theatre
UCL, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
WC1N 1EH London
United Kingdom

Monday, 10 July 2017 from 12:00 to 17:00 (BST)


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