Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Planning Committee launches
1st May 2007
In April, the Executive Committee approved a USAID-sponsored concept paper summarizing key themes and issues to be addressed at the next October membership meeting. The paper described a forum in which guests from Latin America could share successes and achievements in contraceptive security (CS), assist others to learn from these experiences, and identify ways the Coalition could support further CS efforts.
On May 18, efforts to operationalize the concept paper got underway with a two-hour planning meeting/teleconference among USAID collaborating agencies and the Coalition Secretariat. Despite the forum´s geographic focus on LAC, participants agreed on the need to highlight themes and issues of global significance. They also took note of requests to include within the agenda, topics such as pricing of the female condom and the new RMA Advocacy Toolkit. The next meeting of the LAC Planning Committee will take place later this month
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May 2007, RHSC