Strengthening access to and quality of reproductive health services in humanitarian settings



Many training institutes and universities from crisis-prone countries are mandated to provide RH training, to conduct research and to provide community support. They thus share a common framework with the IAWG.

The IAWG-TP strategy focuses on a non-vertical approach to capacity building, including South-South partnership and cooperation, thus ensuring effectiveness and sustainability of capacity building efforts.

The IAWG-TP’s implementation strategy emphasizes regional and national ownership, which is in line with the principles of the Paris Declaration on aid effectiveness.

States and local stakeholders will be enabled to exercise leadership over their development strategies and coordinate actions to mainstream reproductive health into their emergency preparedness plans and responses.

Partners in the IAWG-TP are IAWG member organizations and training institutes and universities from crisis-prone countries and regions, including those highlighted below:

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Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN)

FPAN, is the first and a leading national NGO devoted to SRHR, which was established in 1959 and started family planning and SRH programs in Nepal, becoming Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in 1969. FPAN has been complementing and supplementing the national health and population programs after the government launched its own Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Project in 1969. FPAN has 480 full-time professional and 11,000 volunteers at community levels.In the wake of 2015 devastating Nepal earthquake, FPAN was the first and one of the few NGOs which provided SRH services to more than 19,000 affected population. FPAN strongly advocates for preparedness and SRH services even during emergencies.


Institut Africain de Santé Publique (IASP)

The fundamental mission of the IASP is to work in Burkina Faso in particular, and Africa in general, to conduct research on the major problems of population health and the training of researchers and leaders capable of working in networks of health care by bringing a capacity analysis and relevant research on health systems.


JCONAM Logo Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery

Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery (JCONAM) is a government institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Health (MOH). It is located in Juba city, within the Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH) premises in South Sudan. JCONAM was established in 2010 as the first ever training institution in South Sudan for registered nurses and midwives with the support of Real Medicine Foundation (RMF), UNFPA, JICA, WHO, and UNDP. From 2013 to the present, the International Medical Corps (IMC) largely supports its activities as an implementing partner in collaboration with other stakeholders.

The IAWG-TP is guided by the IAWG-TP Steering Committee, which includes the Women’s Refugee Commission, UNFPA, Save the Children, IPAS and Jhpiego. The Women’s Refugee Commission currently hosts the secretariat for the IAWG-TP.

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