Faqueeda Watson

Faqueeda Watson - 2019 Nominee
Position: Medical Doctor
Organization: SRHR Adventures
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As a sexual reproductive health and rights advocate, Dr. Watson has accomplished the following: 1. Organized and executed a Think Family Planning Campaign in collaboration with World Contraception Day Ambassadors Project and Dr. Kizanne James, a former Women Deliver Young Leader on December 17th, 2017. The campaign was executed in two phases: Phase 1 was the media awareness through Facebook and television and radio stations Phase 2 was the discussion on family planning, contraceptive methods available in Guyana and worldwide, effective and fear of each method, the social and economic impact of family planning within the home, community and country and family planning as a tool of empowerment. In addition to the discussion segment, games and quizzes on family planning were played. 2)Conducted family planning counseling to couples who are married, engaged or in a serious relationship. 3)Executed family planning sensitization sessions as the SRHR counselor to adolescent mothers attached to an NGO called Women Across Differences in which the First Lady of Guyana is a patron of. 4)Conducted family planning and contraceptives health talks to adolescents and young adults in churches, youth groups, schools and social settings like the mall and in the streets – Patricee Douglas, Medical Doctor at SRHR Adventures

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