Applications for youth speakers due Friday, June 5

Youth ages 18 to 25 are invited to apply to be speakers/moderators at the ICFP by creating short videos that speak to their passion for family planning, reproductive and sexual health and rights, and/or adolescent health. The videos will be reviewed and scored; the top scorers will be invited to serve as speakers/moderators, and will […]

Record Number of Abstracts Submitted to the 2015 ICFP

The 2015 ICFP is well on its way to achieving the highest participation rate in conference history. The conference organizers received about 2,000 individual abstracts and 200 preformed panel abstracts, an increase of more than 50% over 2013. Abstracts are currently being reviewed, and corresponding authors will be notified regarding abstract decisions by mid-June.

ICFP Website Updates – June 1

Partner organizations and subcommittees that would like to convene stakeholders around their area of interest can host auxiliary events. These meetings, workshops, panels, networking sessions, training courses, and presentations can be held either in the Convention Center or at nearby hotels or venues. For more details about reserving space for auxiliary events, please visit the […]

New Chairman of BkkbN Inaugurated

On May 26, Surya Chandra Surapaty, MPH, PhD, was installed as the head of the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BkkbN). With BkkbN, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is co-hosting the 2015 ICFP. The conference organizers offer warm congratulations […]

Commentary: Harnessing Indonesia’s Demographic Dividend

Indonesia stands on the threshold. It needs to accelerate efforts to reap a demographic dividend to expand economic growth and development. While the world’s fourth-most populous country is making steady progress, it should further invest in young people to take advantage of its demographic window of opportunity. … A critical foundation for the demographic dividend is […]

Fourth International Conference On Family Planning To Be Held In Indonesia

Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board, BKKBN, Signs Collaboration Memorandum with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health August 9, 2014—Public health leaders from the Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gathered in Bali today to formalize its partnership and recognize a new collaboration for […]

Fourth International Conference on Family Planning to be held in Indonesia

Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board, BKKBN, Signs Collaboration Memorandum with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health August 9, 2014—Public health leaders from the Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gathered in Bali today to formalize its partnership and recognize a new collaboration for […]