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Thursday - 17 November

Please find below a full list, including links, to all relevant events on Thursday. You can also find a rough schedule:

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7.00 - 8.25Side Events
8.30 - 10.00Opening Plenary
10.15 - 11.35Session 1
11.50 - 13.10Session 2
13.30 - 15.00Lunch and Closing Ceremony

PANEL: SRH in Humanitarian Settings (Francophone Countries)

10.15 - 11.35 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACH Pattaya 4

Representatives from Health Systems Strengthening And Development, Jhpiego, UNFPA and Marie Stopes International Burkina Faso discuss SRH in humanitarian settings such as Cameroon, Guinea, Madagascar and Burkina Faso.

PANEL: Addressing "Unmet Need" for New Person-Centered Measures of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) in Diverse Global Contexts

10.15 - 11.35 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACH Pattaya 17

This panel will discuss the latest research around SRH in humanitarian contexts, such as Kenya, and non-humanitarian contexts, such as the US.

FLASH PRESENTATIONS: Sexual and Reproductive Norms, Practices and Rights in West Africa

10.15 - 11.35 (Asia/Bangkok) | Beach Hotel Royal Summit Chamber B

Flash presentations on programme implementation and research, both in English and French, will highlight SRH norms, practices and rights in Burkina Faso, Benin, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal.

PANEL: Faith & FP: Examples from Kenya, Chad, Niger and Somalia

10.15 - 11.35 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACH Pattaya 18

This panel discussion will provide programme implementation and research relating to the intersection between faith and family planning in Kenya, Chad, Niger and Somalia. Panellists include representatives from the Faith to Action Network, UNFPA, and IRC Somalia.

PLENARY SESSION: ICFP 2022 Closing Ceremony

13.30 - 15.00 (Asia/Bangkok) | PEACH Plenary Hall

The ICFP closing ceremony will highlightht key moments from the 2022 International Conference on Family Planning, recognize participant achievements, and inspire attendees with energy and vision for the future of family planning. Join us as we recognize the ICFP2022 top poster presentations, finalists for the Packard Quality Innovation Challenge and the winners of the Excellence in Leadership for Family Planning (EXCELL) Awards.

Opening Ceremony guest speakers include:

  • Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Medical Doctor, Bestselling Author, and Broadcaster
  • Mr. Oying Rimon, Chair, International Steering Committee ICFP 2022, Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Dr. Ellen MacKenzie, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health
  • Lana Dakan, Deputy Director for Reproductive Health, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Jamila Sabares-Klemm, Broadway Star and Recording Artist - In Memoriam Celebration of Life

Sexual and reproductive health services remain critical during COVID-19

IAWG members and partners are producing clinical and programmatic guidance, assessments, policy papers, and statements to ensure continued prioritization of sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings.