CARE at ICFP

CARE at ICFP

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10/9/18

Scientific Program Presentations and Side Events

CARE enjoyed connecting with our family planning colleagues at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). See below for a list of our presentations.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

EXTERNAL EVENT: FP2020/UNFPA CONSULTATION
Rights in practice: What makes a REAL difference to programs
Presenter: Patience Mgoli Mwale, CARE Malawi

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

ORAL PRESENTATION
“You must first save her life”: Investigating community perceptions and stigma around abortion in North and South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Panel: Family planning, abortion, and postabortion care among adolescents and young people in humanitarian settings 
Presenter: Jessica Kakes, International Rescue Committee DRC
NOTE – Research being shared is from CARE’s work, speaker is not affiliated with CARE

ORAL PRESENTATION
Strategies for Increasing LARC uptake in acute humanitarian settings
Panel: No woman denied – prioritizing family planning during acute emergencies
Presenter: Dora Curry, CARE USA
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POSTER
Engagement in antiretroviral treatment and modern contraceptive methods among female sex workers living with HIV in Lesotho
Presenter: Varsha Srivatsan, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
NOTE – Research being shared is from CARE’s work, speaker is not affiliated with CARE
Poster session 1

POSTER
Identifying the successful pathway of improving family planning uptake among low-parity women in Bihar through frontline workers
Presenter: Shefa Sikder, CARE USA
Poster session 2
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POSTER
Mixing Business with pleasure: A model for creating access to family planning services in urban garment factories
Presenters: Pari Chowdhary, CARE USA; Dr. Jahirul Alam Azad, CARE Bangladesh
Poster session 3
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POSTER
Resilience and reproductive health: CARE’s framework approach to increasing resilience by strengthening community health systems
Presenter: Etobssie Wako, CARE USA
Poster session 3

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

ORAL PRESENTATION
Diversifying method mix in crisis-affected settings
Panel: Choice under any circumstances: Improving contraceptive use in humanitarian settings
Presenter: Erin Dumas, CARE USA
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ORAL PRESENTATION
Barriers and opportunities for married adolescent girls delaying first birth and pursuing alternatives to early motherhood: CARE's findings from Bangladesh and Niger
Panel: Understanding the reproductive desires and family planning needs of married adolescents and young women 
Presenter: Dr. Gazaleh Samandari
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ORAL PRESENTATION
Why husbands and mothers-in-law matter for improving family planning and economic status of ever-married girls in Ethiopia
Panel: Unpacking the relationship between intimate partner violence and family planning: What we know and what we can do about it
Presenter: Alem Agazi, CARE Ethiopia
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WORKSHOP
Outils et expériences d’une Afrique Francophone en marche!
Track: Implementing Best Practices
Presenter: Dr. Berkson Kakule

FLASH PRESENTATION
Chat! for empowerment and sustainability
Panel: Gender, empowerment, and family planning
Presenter: Pari Chowdhary, CARE USA
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

WORKSHOP
Social accountability: A transformative approach to addressing access barriers to family planning
Track: Implementing Best Practices
Presenter: Patience Mgoli Mwale, CARE Malawi
Facilitator: Etobssie Wako, CARE USA

 

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Sreymom is a community health volunteer who shares information in her remote village in Cambodia. Many of her neighbors have had children close together, so she talks about contraception to help them understand their options to delay pregnancy if they choose.   CARE/Vichheka Sok

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