29/12/2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year – 2017!

Dear friends, From all our hearts we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - 2017!   We sincerely wish you great plans and their accomplishments, strong health and true love, happiness and incredible desired dreams, true friends and happy holidays with people dear to your heart. Let all the failures and losses will become only the tiny mote of the past, let the New year will bring you wealth and prosperity, while the good luck and fortune will last for the whole year. With very best wishes, Galyna Maistruk and the team of the "Woman Health and Family Planning" Charity Foundation
28/12/2016

How to write about reproductive health and family planning so that your newspaper and website are read?

On December 19-20, 2016 Kyiv hosted an educational seminar for representatives of regional and national media on "How to professionally cover reproductive health and family planning so that your site and newspaper are read and the TV programs – are watched!” Event was held by WHFP as part of the USAID «Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project implementation.

Over 30 journalists from Kyiv and Ukrainian regions, covering issues of public health, reproductive health, reproductive rights and family planning in regional and national media participated in the workshop. During seminar, journalists had a unique opportunity to interact with leading national RH / FP experts and get "first hand" information on the priorities and pressing issues of reproductive health and family planning, the status of legal regulation of this area and urgent need for approval of the new State program "Reproductive health of the nation" for the period of 2017-2021, its major trends and challenges which is essential, particularly for regions, especially under decentralization.

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07/12/2016

Two-days Educational Seminar for Media will be organized by WHFP in December

On December 19-20, 2016 educational seminar for representatives of regional and national media on "How to professionally cover reproductive health and family planning so that your site and newspaper are read and the TV programs – are watched!” will take place in Kyiv. Event will be held by WHFP as part of the USAID «Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project implementation. During seminar, journalists will have a unique opportunity to interact with leading national RH / FP experts and get "first hand" information on the priorities and pressing issues of reproductive health and family planning, the status of legal regulation of this area and urgent need for approval of the new State program "Reproductive health of the nation" for the period of 2017-2021, its major trends and challenges which is essential, particularly for regions, especially under decentralization.

07/12/2016

2 Working Group meetings to finalize the Concept and the draft of the new SPRHN will be held in November

Two expert group meetings as part of the USAID «Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project implementation to develop the Concept and the draft of the new State Program "Reproductive Health of the Nation" until 2021 will be held by WHFP in November. Meetings are aimed to finalize these two important documents as well as to revise the list of tasks and activities within the Program necessary for its further financial calculation.

07/12/2016

Regional press clubs meetings in five Ukrainian cities will be held by SPECSI project experts early 2017

In February and March 2017 WHFP experts within SPECSI project implementation will 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 will be organized by WHFP Charity Foundation in partnership with local press club within implementation of the USAID «Reproductive Health in Ukraine" Project.

Meetings are 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.

07/12/2016

VR Health Committee held in October open public hearings on State Program “Reproductive Health of the Nation”

On October 19, 2016 Verkhovna Rada Health Committee held public open hearings devoted to the Status of  Implementation of the State Program "Reproductive Health of the Nation "until 2015 and steps taken by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine to ensure reproductive health of Ukrainian People for the next 5 years". Event initiated by WHFP Foundation was organized as part of SPECSI Project objectives implementation and advocacy campaign in support of the prompt approval of the Concept of the new State program "Reproductive health of the nation" for the period of 2017-2021 years by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.