On April 5-6, 2017 training on the preparation of teachers of "The Right to Love" Education Course designed for young people with mental disorders was held in Kiev on the basis of Tourist Hotel. Event was organized as part of the project "Protection of sexual and reproductive rights of people with mental disabilities" being implemented by Woman Health & Family Planning Charity Foundation in cooperation with Coalition NGO under support of the Renaissance Foundation.
In February and March 2017 WHFP experts within SPECSI project implementation met with local media in Chernihiv, Kherson, Kharkiv, Ivano-Frankovsk and Poltava during Press Club meetings devoted to the topic: "Will Ukrainian state guarantee safe motherhood and childhood for the next 5 years (in the absence of the new State Program" Reproductive Health of the Nation" for the period of 2017-2021)"? Meetings with local journalists were organized by WHFP Charity Foundation in partnership with local press club within implementation of the USAID «Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project.
Meetings were aimed to inform local media representatives about current issues and problems in the sphere of reproductive health and family planning in Ukraine, as well as a part of advocacy campaign in support of the prompt approval of the Concept and the new State Program "Reproductive health of the nation" for the period of 2017-2021.[gallery link="file" size="large" ids="2885,2886,2888,2889,2890"]
As part of the USAID «Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project’s final conference, held on March 16 by WHFP, 12 journalists - winners of the competition of informational materials devoted to RH and FP issues – were announced.
The competition was organized by WHFP within SPECSI project advocacy information campaign and aimed at encouraging journalists and media to professionally cover public health issues, reproductive health, reproductive rights and family planning in Ukraine as well as successful experience of local health programs implementation.
The competition was held in four categories (three winners in each), i.e. TV program, radio program, print publication, on-line material.
On March 16, 2017 WHFP Charity Foundation will organize the final conference of the USAID "Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project. The purpose of the event is to summarize and present Project developments and results in its two main areas: