Archives for September 2015

Early-bird Registration Ends Tomorrow, 9/30

Register by tomorrow to take advantage of reduced early-bird rates for the ICFP! Visit the Register page for more details.

From Our Partners: “Let’s Not Be Squeamish about Family Planning’s Fiscal Benefits,” IntraHealth International

Family planning has changed the world for us all over the past few decades. But better health isn’t the only advantage. There’s another, though we in the global health field have often been hesitant about lauding it too loudly. I’m talking about the relationship between family planning to prosperity. The fiscal benefits for countries with […]

In the News: “Why 222 million women can’t get the birth control they need”

867 million women living in developing countries want to avoid becoming pregnant, but around 222 million of them have unmet contraceptive needs. Every year on September 26, World Contraception Day seeks to draw attention to this gaping chasm in the landscape of contraceptive use, and to promote awareness of family planning methods so that all […]

Early-bird Registration Deadline: 9/30

Register today to take advantage of the early-bird rates! Registration for the ICFP will increase by $100 USD after September 30.

From our Partners: “With gender equity comes vasectomy, and vice versa,” IntraHealth International

Increasing access to vasectomy isn’t easy or a quick fix in low-income countries, but investing in it is the right thing to do. Vasectomy is not only a highly effective contraceptive option for men, it also changes the conversation around family planning from a women’s issue to a couples’ issue. And across the world, we […]

Conference Program Now Available

The ICFP program is now available. To view the schedule of oral presentations, preformed panels, and poster presentations, please visit the Concurrent Sessions page under Program.

Deadline Extended for Off-Site Auxiliary Event Forms

Off-site auxiliary events forms can be submitted through September 9. For more information, please visit the Off-site Auxiliary Events webpage.