• Universal Health Coverage: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights on the Agenda

    • April 25, 2017
    • Factsheets
    • Family planning
    • Global agenda
    • Policies

    This paper builds upon a previous version jointly written by Countdown 2030 Europe and Action for Global Health. It seeks to show how the World Health Organisation (WHO) definition of universal health coverage (UHC) and its vision of the social determinants of health underpinning UHC relate to sexual and reproductive...

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  • Global Financing Facility – IPPF recommendations ahead of the 5th GFF Investors Group Meeting

    • April 20, 2017
    • Advocacy asks
    • Family planning
    • Funding
    • Financing mechanisms

    The Global Financing Facility (GFF) is a financing mechanism in support of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health that was launched at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa in 2015. It is currently active in 16 focus countries. The GFF Investors Group, which brings...

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  • FP2020 progress for youth in Benin

    • July 15, 2016
    • Videos
    • Family planning
    • Southern champions
    • Youth

    FP2020 progress for youth in Benin. In this interview youth champion Kader Avonnon, Regional President and National Treasurer, Mouvement d’Action des Jeunes Bénin, reflects on Benin's commitments to FP2020 and role of young people. "We, young people of Benin, need a decree that will ensure free modern contraception for adolescents...

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  • European Donors for Family Planning

    • May 15, 2016
    • Factsheets
    • Family planning
    • Global agenda
    • European voice

    Countdown 2015 Europe’s factsheet for reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) community highlights European donor country support for RH/FP in 2015. In 2015, European countries continued to firmly support RH/FP through their policy commitments in international cooperation. Globally this contributed to RH/FP featuring prominently within the Sustainable Development Goals. In...

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  • “CONNECTING THE DOTS” Accountability in the new SDG Era: Opportunities and Challenges

    • January 28, 2016
    • Factsheets
    • Global agenda

    Countdown 2015 Europe’s latest factsheet for FP/RH community stresses the importance of working jointly on accountability at different levels to increase impact. It highlights the key elements of accountability and explores strengths and weaknesses of accountability at different levels, using examples of Countdown 2015 Europe Consortium work in Europe. Read...

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