Repositioning Family Planning Conference presentations available online
8th January 2008
The presentations from the two recent Repositioning Family Planning conferences will be available in the library section of the Global Exchange Network (GEN) for Reproductive Health website. To find out more about GEN, please read the description below and click on the link http://globalexchange.msh.org.
The Global Exchange Network (GEN) for Reproductive Health
The Global Exchange Network (GEN) for Reproductive Health is a virtual network for reproductive health (RH) organizations and programmes. GEN encourages information exchange and the adoption of best practices in leadership and management that contribute to repositioning family planning, contraceptive security, financial sustainability, resource generation, and overcoming various challenges facing family planning and RH organizations and programmes in countries around the world.
GEN periodically offers virtual events about management and leadership challenges in RH to which you are invited to participate. In order to become a member of GEN, click on this link and then on the language of your choice at: http://globalexchange.msh.org.
Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Knowledge Gateway
Join the Global Online Community in the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Knowledge Gateway! The IBP Knowledge Gateway is an easy-to-use electronic communication tool that provides users with an online "space" in which they can participate in virtual communities of practice focused on different aspects of health. The IBP Global Community provides a common area for all IBP members to share resources, ideas, and efficient practices they've discovered in their work. Join for free at: http://my.ibpinitiative.org/public/global/
FP Community Listserv
The FP Community Listserv provides a forum for discussion and exchange of information for all of those involved in or interested in implementing community-based FP programs. Please contact Mia Foreman (Mia.Foreman@macrointernational.com) or Deborah Kumper (Deborah.K.Kumper@macrointernational.com) if you would like to be added to the FP Community Listserv or if you have a message to send through the listserv.
FP Virtual Resource Center
The community-based family planning website is a resource center for family planning (FP) programming with the resources filed under the following categories: contraceptive technology, contraceptive logistics, training, BCC, FP integration, monitoring and evaluation, quantitative and qualitative assessment tools, favorite FP websites, and more.
Flexible Fund Website
The Flexible Fund website provides information about community-based family planning programs currently funded by the Flexible Fund including technical resources for implementing these and other community-based FP programmes. Although the technical updates are in English, the website has several tools and resources available in French and information geared toward francophone Africa.