International Conference on Family Planning 2022

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November 11, 2022
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GHSC-PSM is presenting six of its global and country-focused activities at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP 2022) - November 14-17 in Pattaya, Thailand. This annual event features experts from around the globe dedicated to ensuring access to family planning commodities for all and improving global health. We are honored to contribute to the rich knowledge resource represented by this community and look forward to seeing and hearing from our colleagues. 

Innovations in Contraceptive Packaging to Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies and Commodity Security. 

GHSC-PSM collaborated with UNFPA and USAID to define secondary and tertiary packaging of family planning commodities and harmonize packaging to drive supply chain efficiencies, enhance commodity security and reduce environmental waste. 

  • Presenter: Morgan Simon 
  • With: Ayman Abdelmohsen, UNFPA (Moderator); Ashley Smith, USAID; Jens Rasmussen, Missionpharma 
  • Type: Panel Presentation 
  • Date: Thursday, November 17 
  • Time: 10:50am – 1:10pm 
  • Place: PEACH Pattaya 16  

Contraceptive Markets: Modeling the Case for Hormonal Contraceptive Manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa.

GHSC-PSM and IQVIA modeled a case to identify a potential scenario in which manufacturing of hormonal contraceptives in SSA is feasible. 

  • Presenter: Zaki Hazzouri 
  • Type: Oral Presentation 
  • Date: Tuesday, November 15  
  • Time: 11:50 – 1:00pm  
  • Location: PEACH Pattaya 15 

The Drugs out of Range (DOOR) System: A Novel Internet-of—Things Supply Chain Technology Intervention.

GHSC-PSM introduced the DOOR system, an innovative and low-cost technology to increase the visibility of critical stock events of contraceptive commodities at service delivery points in Angola. 

  • Presenter: Michael A. Cohen 
  • Type: Poster Session 
  • Date: Wednesday, November 16
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm  
  • Location: PEACH Pre-function Area 

Measurement Advances: Trends in Family Planning Policies over 12 Years of the Contraceptive Security Indicators Survey.

GHSC-PSM analyzed the policy context for contraceptive prevalence trends over the last 12 years across 63 countries. 

  • Presenter: Michael A. Cohen
  • Type: Oral Flash Presentation 
  • Date: Wednesday, November 16  
  • Time: 4:15 – 5:35pm  
  • Location: Grand Hotel Orchid Ballroom A  

High-Impact Practices: Contraceptive Security Monitoring through the Coordinated Procurement and Distribution System in Rwanda.

GHSC-PSM supported the existing coordination platform to monitor programmatic needs to ensure efficiencies in family planning product management and funds mobilization in Rwanda.  

  • Presenter: Peter Ishimwe  
  • Type: Oral Presentation 
  • Date: Thursday, November 17  
  • Time: 10:15 – 11:35am  
  • Location: PEACH Pattaya 1   

Digitalization and Family Planning: Rwanda Digital Health and Traceability Implementation.  

GHSC-PSM helped plan, develop, and implement the National Product Catalog and mobile application to ensure end-to-end visibility of family planning commodities in Rwanda.  

  • Presenter: Peter Ishimwe 
  • Type: Oral Presentation 
  • Date: Tuesday, November 15  
  • Time: 4:15 – 5:35pm  
  • Location: PEACH Pattaya 11