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Marie Ba appointed Director of the…

Dakar, Senegal — The Ouagadougou Partnership’s members and the Coordination Unit (OPCU) are thrilled to welcome Marie Ba as...

Poster session

Dear 2020 OP Annual Meeting participants, we are excited to announce that the OPCU is organizing a “poster session”...

OCPU Youth strategy

ENGAGING YOUTH is the OCPU youth strategy. The OPCU will catalyze a youth movement for family planning in Francophone West Africa....

How birth control, girls’ education can…

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

THE CAYA DIAPHRAGM

How a New Self-Care Product in Niger Is Meeting Women’s Unique Needs During COVID-19? As COVID-19 disrupts access to...

More women may die from pregnancy…

Reproductive health stakeholders in Niger State have raised fears over poor funding for family planning and severe funding shortages...

Breakthrough ACTION recruits a Senior Program…

General Summary/Purpose Breakthrough ACTION is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)...

How Natural Family Planning is spreading…

In countries throughout Western Africa, the most common religions are Islam and Catholicism. Both of these religions reject the...

6 myths about the morning after…

Get those facts straight once and for all… You know what it’s for, but do you know how the...

How Senegal is Providing Reproductive Health…

Pregnant with her second child, 30-year-old Ndiabou Niang was enduring pelvic pain, but couldn’t afford to access prenatal care...

Using the Demographic Dividend as Anchor…

The Year 2020 will be remembered as the year that heralded great global changes in reaction to the COVID-19...

Kicking off our strategy refresh for…

We are excited to share that we have launched the strategy refresh process for our international reproductive health(IRH) grantmaking....

Pandemic Preparedness: Strengthening Family Planning Policies…

  With the arrival of COVID-19, countries are experiencing disruptions of health services of all kinds— health workers have...