Regional Meeting to Strengthen Capacity in the new WHO family planning guidelines: Towards universal reproductive health coverage in SDGs era
Meeting Report: 17th-19th April, 2017, New Delhi, India
The progress made towards the implementation of family planning programmes in the WHO South East Asia Region was reviewed during the ‘Regional Meeting to Strengthen Capacity in the new WHO family planning guidelines: Towards universal reproductive health coverage in SDGs era’ held on 17th to 19th April, 2017 in New Delhi, India. The regional meeting brought together national family planning programme managers from ministries of health from 10 of the 11 SEAR Member States who were oriented on the new updated WHO guidelines and tools on family planning, including but not limited, to the medical eligibility criteria (MEC 5th edition), training resource package(TRP) and the postpartum family planning compendium(PPFP). This report presents the highlights of the meeting including technical review by experts and recommendations for optimal implementation of the latest evidence –based family planning interventions at the national level with specific focus on countries with high burden of maternal and neonatal mortality.