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International Conference on Family Planning 2018

Every other year since 2009, the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) has brought together the family planning community to share best practices, celebrate successes, and chart a course forward. Refer to the table below to find Pathfinder at ICFP this November!

And to all youth delegates, don’t miss the Youth Lounge! Check out all Youth Lounge programming here >


*All times listed are local Kigali time.

Monday, November 12
18:30 – 19:15 Youth Lounge Ribbon Cutting & Launch of Meaningful Youth Engagement Statement
All are welcome
Youth Lounge
Tuesday, November 13
10:25 – 11:45 Meeting the Needs of Women and Men in Achieving Their Reproductive Intentions: Pilot-testing Implant and IUD Removal Fields Collected through Family Planning Registers in Mozambique AD4
11:55 – 13:15 Value of Family Planning for Resilience, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Integrating Family Planning to Build Resilience—Models from the Sahel to the Lake Victoria Basin AD1
14:35 – 15:55 From Tokenism to Inclusion in West Africa: Youth Leadership Pays! A Strong Footing: Evidence is Key MH2
16:20 – 17:40 The Promise of New Methods—Going Beyond “The What”: Monitoring & Evaluation Challenges for Projects using Human-centered Design: Bridging the Gap between Evidence & Action: Exploring Innovative Solutions to Address Provider Bias AD7
19:00 – 21:00 RECEPTION
Burkina and Beyond: Friends of
West Africa Reception with Minister Meda
Hosted by Pathfinder and
Population Reference Bureau
19:00 – 20:30 EVENT
Driving the Next Generation of
Family Planning Programming
Hosted by E2A Partners
Wednesday, November 14
11:55 – 13:15 Design Strategies to Improve SBC Programs for Family Planning: What Can We Learn from Segmentation? Application of Family Planning Demand Analysis and Segmentation as an SBC Innovation AD4
14:35 – 15:55 Case Studies on Adaptation of the Training Resource Package for Family Planning: Contraceptive Method Mix, a Quality Indicator AD1
14:35 – 15:55 Decision-making and Power Dynamics among Couples and the Implications for Contraceptive Uptake: Disparities in Influence over Family Planning Decisions among Married Adolescent Girls and their Husbands in Rural Niger: Associations with Family Planning Self-efficacy, Communication, Intentions, and Use AD9
19:00 – 20:30 EVENT
Courageous Programming for
Underserved Youth
Hosted by Pathfinder International
Thursday, November 15
10:25 – 11:45 Meeting the Needs of New Parents: A Call for an Integrated FP/MNCH Approach: 
First-time Parent Lifestage: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding & Contextualizing the Complex Needs of New Parents
Lessons Learned from an Integrated Approach to Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of First-time Parents in Zinder, Niger
11:55 – 13:15 Judging the Nudge: What Works (and What Does Not) in Applying Behavioral Economics to Family Planning and Reproductive Health? Old Problems, New Solutions: Using Cross-disciplinary Methods to Address Contraceptive Non-use in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh AD7


LEARN MORE: Relevant Publications

Publication Name Topic Areas & Countries
Beyond Bias: Literature Review and Expert Interviews on Provider Bias in the Provision of Youth Contraceptive Services: Research Summary & Synthesis provider bias, youth, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Tanzania
Beyond Bias: Provider Survey & Segmentation Findings provider bias, youth, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Tanzania
Increasing Contraceptive Use Among Young Married Couples in Bihar, India: Evidence From a Decade of Implementation of the PRACHAR Project young married couples, India
Mainstreaming Youth-friendly Sexual & Reproductive Health Services in the Public Sector in Mozambique & Tanzania youth-friendly services, Mozambique, Tanzania
Pathways: By Her Side youth, PHE, Mozambique, Kenya
Scaling-Up the Population, Health, and Environment Approach in the Lake Victoria Basin: A Review of the Results from Phases I and II of HoPE-LVB PHE, Kenya, Uganda
Supporting Community Mobilizers to Provide Quality Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Urban Tanzania community mobilizers, Tanzania