This month, IRH traveled to the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda. We shared a number of exciting presentations, panels and posters, highlighting our recent research, programs and lessons learned.

You can download any of the IRH presentations below, or you can use the author index to locate familiar sessions directly through ICFP’s Scientific Program.

Tuesday, November 13th

  • Thinking differently about the complexity of unmet need for family planning: Why understanding your body matters | View Poster
  • Catalyzing family planning and cross-sectoral outcomes through integrated social norms interventions | View Poster
  • “Men and youth need to play these games too!”: Community Games about Family Planning | View Presentation 
  • Can couples correctly use a family planning method offered through a group counseling session facilitated by a community youth volunteer? | View Poster
  • More than fun and games – Expansion of community games to address fertility awareness, family planning, and social norms in Nepal | View Presentation
  • What Works to Engage Men as Contraceptive Users, Partners and Health Advocates | View Presentation 
  • Roving Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (RANMs): Addressing Family Planning Concerns Through Home-based Services in Nepal |View Presentation

Wednesday, November 14th 

  • Shouldn’t I get a say? – Intentionally involving youth in AYSRH implementation & evaluation | View Poster
  • The who and when of social norms: An empirical assessment of reference groups, life stage and age and in Kinshasa, DRC  | View Poster
  • Karamoja on the Move: Testing a peer learning and community theatre model to increase family planning use in agro-pastoralist Ugandan communities | View Poster
  • Does it measure up? Assessing the quality of family planning counseling through faith-based health facilities | View Poster
  • Roving Auxiliary Nurse-Midwives (RANMs): A community-based approach to delivering RH services to marginalized populations in Nepal |View Poster
  • The Influence of Men’s Social Networks and Social Norms on Family Planning in Benin | View Presentation 
  • Segmentation using a qualitative, longitudinal lens: Research from Benin on social influence and women’s and men’s pathways to modern family planning | View Presentation 
  • Expanding contraceptive choice with the Dot app: A proven, effective method for pregnancy prevention | View Presentation 
  • Getting to Intent : Do social norms influence men and women’s modern contraceptive use in the DRC | View Flash Presentation, View Poster
  • What do participants really know about fertility? Validating the Fertility Awareness Scale | View Presentation 
  • Sex, love, & betrayal: Effects of an entertainment-education radio serial drama on fertility awareness and family planning in Rwanda | View Presentation 
  • The Impact of Male Migration on Women’s Reproductive Health Outcomes in Nepal | View Flash Presentation, View Poster
  • Approche de réseau social de Tékponon Jikouagou (TJ) : Enfin une solution aux Besoins non satisfaits en Planification familiale liés aux barrières socioculturelles! | View Poster 
  • Gaps and Opportunities in Counseling Couples : A systematic review of couples counseling interventions in sexual and reproductive health | View Flash Presentation, View Poster

Thursday, November 15th

  • How do we know they work? Monitoring and Evaluating mHealth interventions | View Poster
  • Scaling up the REAL Fathers: Evaluating the integration of family planning into an effective family violence prevention intervention in Uganda | View Flash Presentation, View Poster
  • Boys need to know this too: Improving puberty awareness and gender equality among very young adolescents in Rwanda | View Presentation 

Posted In: Projects, Uncategorized, Tékponon Jikuagou, FACT Project, Passages Project, Strengthening couple-centered family planning through faith-based organizations, Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change, REAL Fathers Initiative, Technical Assistance, GREAT Project