Family Planning Findings for Performance Monitoring for Action Round One Released
The dissemination event was attended by over 80 invited guests from the National and County governments, FP partners, donors, multilateral agencies, civil society, media and private sector organizations. This was a strategic opportunity to update the partners on the annual...
Present at the event was chief guest, Dr. Stephen Kaliti, Head of Reproductive and Maternal Health (MOH), Dr. Sheikh Mohammed of the Director General's office, Mr. Obudho, of the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Dr Stephen Mutwiwa Jhpiego's County director among other invited guests. Dr. Kaliti stressed that the Ministry of Health was keen in strengthening the existing systems by leveraging partneships with organisations like ICRH Kenya.
Some of the programmatic implications generated from the findings included the need to strengthen counselling programs to address myths and misconceptions about Family Planning, and improving on access, equity, quality and choice of family planning services to meet the FP needs of all women in the reproductive age. The findings were also featured in the media as seen in the link below.
Sino-Belgium Seminar on Medicine and Health Science
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Belgium in 2021, the China Platform of Ghent University hosted an academic forum between 13 and 17 September.
Successful joint PhD of Nina Van Eekert
On Friday November 13th, Dr. Nina Van Eekert successfully defended her joint PhD at Antwerp University and at Ghent University
Movie “The pregnancy is ours” broadcasted in Maputo
The film "The pregnancy is ours" was presented during the "women's week" in the French cultural centre of Maputo, Mozambique. The film was made by Anna Galle, a doctoral student of ICRH, with financial support of the Marleen Temmerman Fund.