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Marie Stopes International at the International Conference on Family Planning – Her Body, Her Choice, Her future

November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Marie Stopes International

Marie Stopes International is proud to be sponsoring and participating in the forthcoming International Conference on Family Planning in Rwanda.

More than 50 team members from across our country programmes will be presenting our evidence and research that is helping to transform access for women and girls. You can read where and when to find us here.

We hope you will join us for many of these sessions and visit us in our outreach tent in the square outside the main concourse. You are warmly invited to our key note events:

Technical Briefing
A breakthrough on adolescents
07.00 – 08.25 Tuesday 13th November, Room AD4, Kigali Convention Centre

Together with the World Health Organization, we will explore data-driven insights and exciting results from our most successful interventions with adolescents to date. Speakers from across the MSI partnership will answer questions on what the data is currently telling us about what works and what it costs to provide contraception and safe abortion care in this interactive session. Breakfast will be served and all are welcome.

Evening Reception
Solutions from the adolescent frontline
19.00 – 20.30 Wednesday 14th November, Auditorium Club, Kigali Convention Centre

Join Carole Sekimpi (Country Director, Uganda) and Caroline Nambeye (Teen Connector, Zambia) to talk about how they successfully integrated adolescent programming and advocacy into their country programmes. Moderated by our new Chair of the Board, Suzanna Taverne. Drinks and refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.

Panel Session (in partnership with IPPF)
Contraception for the 21st century: What will it take to realise universal access?
16:20 – 17:40 Tuesday 13th November, Room MH1, Kigali Convention Centre

This panel will explore the challenges to delivering investment in contraception and push for a pathway to acceleration of universal access to rights-based sexual and reproductive health services. Speakers:
• Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau (Minister of International Development, Canada)
• Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole (Minister of Health, Nigeria)
• Dereje Wordofa (UNFPA, Deputy Executive Director)
• Robin Gorna (She Decides)
• Dr Alvaro Bermejo (Director General, IPPF)
• Simon Cooke (CEO, Marie Stopes International)

For more information on any of our events at ICFP please contact Bethan Cobley


November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am
November 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Kigali Convention Centre
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