SEORIMÍCUARO

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011

To obtain presentations made during auxiliary sessions, please send an email to the contact person listed.

Reception: Family Planning:  It Takes a Health Worker

Date: December 2, 2011
Time:
6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Poolside
Sponsor:
IntraHealth
Interpretation Available:
Yes

All of the contraceptive technologies in the world will not make a difference if there are not skilled health workers to deliver them. IntraHealth International invites conference participants to celebrate and explore the vital role of health workers in increasing the accessibility and use of family planning services. This networking reception will honor health workers, the true heroes of family planning successes.

To express interest in attending or to register, please contact:
Nola Bower-Smith, nbower-smith@intrahealth.org, +1 919 313 9220 ; +1 919 260 6097

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How to Participate, Communicate & Advocate beyond Dakar:  A Post-Conference Workshop for Youth

Date:  December 2, 2011
Time:  6:00pm-8:00pm
Room: Salon Brun (Floor -1)
Sponsor:  Population Reference Bureau
Interpretation Available: No

At the close of the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, PRB will lead a ½ day post-conference workshop with youth, continuing to build on their policy communications and advocacy skills while at the same time, examining what youth participants learned during the conference. Youth participants will identify key opportunities for leveraging advocacy efforts among each other and other partners in the year ahead and will identify strategies for applying workshop lessons and communication skills in their respective country.

To express interest in attending or to register, please contact:
Alexandra Hervish, ahervish@prb.org, 1.202.939.5464

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UNFPA & EngenderHealth Reception: Engaging Men as Partners in Family Planning

Date:  December 2, 2011
Time:  
6:30pm-9:00pm
Room: C12 (Main floor 0) (NEW ROOM)
Sponsor: 
UNFPA and Engenderhealth
Interpretation Available: NO (NEW)

Join us for a special reception highlighting the key progress and tools to engage men in family planning, with speakers including:

  • Aminata Toure, Chief – Gender, Human Rights and Culture Branch, UNFPA
  • Dunstan Bishanga, CHAMPION Project, EngenderHealth
  • Jean-Marie Nkurunziza, Sonke Gender Justice and MenEngage

No RSVP necessary.

For more information, contact:
Leyla Sharafi, sharafi@unfpa.org, +1-212-297-5221 or Fabio Verani, Fverani@engenderhealth.org, +1-212-561-8440 

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