Category Archives: News

Global Reproductive Equity strategy of Hewlett Foundation

We are excited to announce the release of our refreshed Global Reproductive Equity strategy. We are immensely grateful for the generosity of our grantee...

Interview in july 2021 edition of USAID/West Africa Regional Health Office ParlerHealth Newsletter

What have been the biggest challenges for Ouagadougou Partnership countries during the COVID-19 pandemic? Well, this health crisis has further strained and stretched Ministries...

Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU) Launching Inclusive Initiative to Engage Civil Societies as Strategic Partners to achieve 2030 Goals

Dakar, Senegal – June 08 , 2021 – The Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OCPU) has launched a new initiative to better harness the power...

Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit support services transition from Intrahealth International to Speak up Africa

Dakar, Senegal – March 31, 2021 – The Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU) is pleased to announce that effective April 1st, 2021, its support...

Diversity and solidarity in global health

Everyone, equally, has a human right to health. 1 However, our health systems, communities, and nations do not support people’s health equally or equitably. The...

Speak Up Africa and IFPMA start their search for winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award

Speak Up Africa and IFPMA launch the “Africa Young Innovators for Health Award” to fuel innovation and help advance promising healthcare solutions The first...

PACE Launches Its Policy Communication Training Program in French in West Africa

The PACE Project (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health), funded by USAID and implemented by PRB, debuted its Policy Communication...

Poster session

Dear 2020 OP Annual Meeting participants, we are excited to announce that the OPCU is organizing a “poster session” during this year’s meeting to...

OCPU Youth strategy

ENGAGING YOUTH is the OCPU youth strategy. The OPCU will catalyze a youth movement for family planning in Francophone West Africa. WHY A STRATEGY NOW? Because...

How birth control, girls’ education can slow population growth

Widespread use of contraceptives and, to a lesser extent, girls’ education through at least age 14 have the greatest impact in bringing down a...