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Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Events and Seminars

Community-Driven Research Day

Friday, October 12, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 pm – E2030 Feinstone Hall

Community-Driven Research Day

At this event, faculty and students will have the opportunity to meet and potentially collaborate with Baltimore-based community organizations who have identified research needs and become aware of funding resources for collaborative research. The deadline to register and have your information included in the program booklet is September 21. Limited spaces are available for community-based organizations interested in participating. www.urbanhealth.jhu.edu/CDRD2018

The Global Early Adolescent Study Pre-Conference Event

Sunday, November 11, 2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda
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GEAS Pre-conference Event

Focusing on young adolescents, this one-day pre-conference event will present findings from baseline data collection of the Global Early Adolescent Study together with discussions on gender transformative interventions, ethical issues in research with adolescents living in vulnerable contexts and more.

The International Conference on Family Planning

November 12 to 15, 2018
Kigali, Rwanda

International Conference on Family Planning

The Gates Institute, along with the Government of Rwanda are co-hosting the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). The ICFP serves as a strategic inflection point for the family planning and reproductive health community worldwide. It provides an opportunity for political leaders, scientists, researchers, policymakers, advocates, and youth to disseminate knowledge, celebrate successes, and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of enabling an additional 120 million women to access voluntary, quality contraception by 2020.

To learn more about the 2018 ICFP visit the conference website.

Achieving Gender Equality by 2030: Putting Adolescents on the Agenda          

Monday, November 12, 2018
7:45 – 9:30 am

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GEAS event November 12 - ICFP conference

This side event focuses on the key role of adolescents in Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve Gender Equality and Empowerment of all Women and Girls by 2030. This session will review policy and research agendas for gender and adolescents developed by a committee of experts in May 2018 and invite participants to take part in upcoming advocacy efforts at global and national levels.