In commemoration of World Contraception Day celebrated on September 26, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health is hosting a World Contraception Day Celebration Webinar Series with three engaging sessions co-hosted by 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders and the International Conference on Family Planning. All three webinars will take place consecutively on September 22 from 6 – 10:30 am ET.
To kick off the series, 120 Under 40 is hosting an Ingenuity Fund Award Winners Panel. The panelists will share their winning 2020 Ingenuity Fund projects and ingenious ideas on how they have addressed both COVID-19 and the reproductive health challenges in an integrated way in the areas of advocacy, service delivery, and communication/messaging. Panelists include Adebisi Adenipekun, Margaret Bolaji, Andrea DeMaria, Alison Hoover, NkasiObim Nebo, Jacqueline Fonkwo, and June Low.
2016 winner Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng and The 2022 International Conference on Family Planning will bring together youth family planning champions from around the world including 2016 winner Vithika Yadav and 2016 winner Margaret Bolaji to discuss what is being done to protect access to family planning during the pandemic with “The Pulse of Family Planning with Dr. T.”
2017 winner Joshua Dilawar will be hosting “AYSRH in Action” featuring Gates Institute-sponsored programs sharing their exciting global adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) work, showcasing advocacy and program implementation successes and informative research that reveals the impact COVID-19 is having on contraceptive use among young people.
To learn more about the webinar series and register for each session, click here.