by Marie Kauna – EMTV Online, Port Moresby
The International conference on family planning is an annual event that is staged every year. It includes researchers, and the world’s experts in family planning, to discuss, assess and develop effective family planning methods for future use. Their plans are based on the outcomes of existing methods and strategies.
This year’s conference is the fourth conference and is staged in Nusa Dua, in Indonesia.
The conference started on Monday, January 25 and will end today, January 28.
This year’s conference has attracted the largest number of attendees. These include family planning experts, researchers, policy implementers, advocates, youth leaders, media and the local and international representatives to assess the state of family planning around the world.
Representatives will be given opportunity to participate in:
- Marketing of ideas, concepts and discussion topics that will spark conversation and collaboration from other participants
- Round table discussions
- Auxiliary events and
- Family planning voices
The opportunity will provide better understanding on developing strategies and best practices for family planning for future use.
Awards will be given to individuals with best provided vision and leadership and who have invested into private wealth to advance reproductive, maternal, and neonatal and child care in family planning in their respective countries and on a global level as a whole.