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Putting Policy into Practice – Ensuring Access to Sexual and reproductive health care while implementing World Health Organization guidance on essential health services in the COVID-19 context

June 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Putting Policy into Practice - Webinar on Implementing WHO guidance

Please join us for a discussion on ensuring access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care as countries deliver essential health services according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidance for the COVID-19 context. Speakers in this webinar will:

  • Share key aspects of the new WHO guidance on maintaining essential health services that countries can adopt to safeguard SRHR during COVID-19.
  • Propose additional topics to include in the new WHO guidance and country-specific guidelines.
  • Determine concrete policy, programmatic and budgetary actions that civil society and governments can promote to implement the guidelines at the national and subnational levels.


  • James Kiarie, SRH Department, WHO
  • Peter Ngure, Pathways Policy Institute, Kenya
  • Dr. Yasmeen Qazi, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, FP2020 Donor Focal Point, Pakistan
  • Aminata Badiane Thioye, Alliance Nationale des Jeunes pour la Sante de la Reproduction et le Planning Familial, Senegal
  • Dr. Omar Sarr, Ministry of Health and Social Action, FP2020 Government Focal Point, Senegal
  • Lou Compernolle, PAI

Moderator: Mercedes Mas de Xaxas, PAI

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