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Check out the news and announcements from ICFP 2013.


Watch some of the USAID-supported videos that came out of ICFP 2013.

View the full remarks by Secretary Kerry.

Watch a video by the the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative from ICFP 2013 "We Are Family Planning."

Watch Robert Clay, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health, USAID, discuss integrated approaches to family planning work.

Watch a video by the SHOPS project that discusses how the private sector plays a critical role in family planning: "Saving Lives and Fulfilling Destinies through Family Planning."

View the opening statement on postpartum family planning by Liya Kebede, an accomplished actress, supermodel, designer and maternal health advocate, from ICFP 2013.

Watch a video by The Guardian: "Ghana Seeks to Empower Women through Family Planning."


In the News

Read the press release entitled "Countries with Greatest Family Planning Needs Lead Progress to Expand Access to Contraceptives" [PDF, 112KB] about the new progress report released by Family Planning 2020 at ICFP 2013.
Read the IMPACT Blog post “Expanding Access and Choice for Family Planning” by USAID’s Director of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Ellen Starbird. View other USAID IMPACT Blog posts about our work to meet the health needs of girls.
Read the IMPACT Blog post “Achieving Equity Through Women in Leadership” by USAID’s Director of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Ellen Starbird.
Read the joint press release from USAID, WHO, and MCHIP entitled "New Health Resource to Improve Access to Family Planning for Women after Childbirth." 
Learn more about contraceptive technologies in our photo slideshow An Introduction to Contraceptive Technologies.
Download the new Kaiser Family Foundation report Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2012.
Read the Voice of America interview with Anne Pfitzer, family planning team leader for USAID’s MCHIP program, about ICFP 2013 and the launch of the Programming Strategies for Postpartum Family Planning.

Read the related article "U.S. Promotes Postpartum Family Planning in Developing Countries."

Read the Closing Remarks at the Third International Family Planning Conference by Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration.

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Last updated: August 13, 2014

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