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How Can Population, Health, and Environment Projects Learn From Family Planning High Impact Practices?

Family Planning High Impact Practices (HIPs) are a set of evidence-based practices developed by experts in the family planning sector that improve family planning and reproductive health outcomes. This webinar, hosted by the PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) project and the Implementing Best Practices Initiative Secretariat, explores how HIPs can be applied in development programs that integrate multiple sectors at the community level, including family planning.

Year: 2019

Source: Population Reference Bureau

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    Population, Health, and Environment Working Together

    PRB’s ENGAGE presentation, “Population, Health, and Environment Working Together” demonstrates that population, health, and environment initiatives (PHE) can be more effective than single-sector efforts in improving people’s lives. This ENGAGE presentation was created to increase knowledge about and support of PHE, especially among policymakers. As a communication tool for advocates and practitioners, this presentation can be used as a starting point to increase the support and involvement of policymakers, new organizations, donors, and communities in PHE efforts. The presentation explores the impact of several global projects and explains how the PHE approach works to improve health, livelihoods, food security, and natural resources worldwide; highlights success stories over the past several years from select projects around the world; and encourages discussion about the need for increased investment in such projects.

    Year: 2013

    Source: Population Reference Bureau

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      Integrating Family Planning and Food Security: Lessons From the Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Community

      On March 31, 2016, the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) hosted a webinar to discuss why it is important to link family planning and food security, how family planning contributes to building resilience and promoting climate-compatible development, and how lessons and experiences from multisectoral population, health, and environment programs can be applied to food security programs.

      Year: 2016

      Source: FHI 360 | FANTA Project

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        HoPE-LVB Project Evaluation Webinar

        Pathfinder International and partners in Kenya and Uganda have implemented the Health of the People and Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) project since 2011. The project aims to scale up its use of the population, health, and environment (PHE) community-development model at local, national, and regional levels by integrating PHE considerations in formal government development planning and policies. “PHE” refers to the PHE approach, which aspires to increase access to comprehensive reproductive health services and improve maternal and child health care practices while simultaneously improving natural resource management in project communities.

        On April 30th, 2019, HoPE-LVB project implementers and evaluators discussed the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) evaluation report on the model’s effectiveness and scalability. Released in April 2018, the USAID report addresses three key questions:

        • What are stakeholders’ perceptions of the HoPE-LVB project model’s added value to family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, livelihoods, governance, natural resources management, or conservation?
        • Has the HoPE-LVB project’s explicit focus on systematic planning for scale-up resulted in positive outcomes for the model’s institutionalization, sustainability, and expansion?
        • To what extent did the HoPE-LVB project achieve its objectives as measured by its key performance indicators/results?

        The evaluation of HoPE-LVB had been long anticipated, as the project was supported by cross-sectoral investments by multiple donors and represents a pioneering East African PHE project implemented at scale.

        The webinar, scheduled at 9:00 a.m. EST on April 30, 2019, was hosted by the PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) project. It included the following speakers:

        • Clive Mutunga of USAID provided introductory remarks on USAID’s support for PHE models globally and what USAID learned from the evaluation of HoPE-LVB.
        • Eileen Mokaya of Pathfinder International provided an overview of the HoPE-LVB project.
        • Richard Kibombo of Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project (GH Pro) shared the evaluation’s results and his suggested next steps for PHE sustainability and scale-up.

        Year: 2019

        Source: Pathfinder International | Population Reference Bureau

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          Designing and Implementing Integrated Approaches to Population, Health and Environment (PHE): Training Materials

          USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health supported the creation of a set of training materials for developing the capacity of field practitioners to design, implement and monitor integrated approaches to Population-Health-Environment (PHE). The materials aim to build country capacity to implement the steps and models outlined in the Integrating Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Projects: A Programming Manual developed in 2007 (available in this resource). The training materials consist of the following:

          Year: 2009

          Source: United States Agency for International Development

            Community Health, Family Planning, and Water Programs in Biodiversity Rich Areas of Madagascar

            From April 2011 to July 2012, Conservation International (CI) Madagascar implemented a Population, Health and Environment (PHE) project called Tokantrano Salama in the Ambositra-Vondrozo Forest Corridor (COFAV) in southeastern Madagascar. With funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development, CI Madagascar and partners Voahary Salama and Ny Tanintsika increased access to family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) services, improved access to clean water sources and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services, and promoted the benefits of integrated PHE approaches both within Madagascar and to the global PHE community. Using this integrated approach, CI and partners helped communities to improve their health at the same time they improved their water sources and the environment in this fragile and unique ecosystem.

            Year: 2012

            Source: Conservation International

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              Building Resilience Through Family Planning and Adaptation Finance Webinar

              The impacts of climate change—climbing temperatures, extreme weather, drought, shifting rainfall patterns, and rising sea levels—are intensifying around the world. These impacts threaten to undo development progress in poor and vulnerable communities, where rapid population growth and unmet need for family planning contribute to limited capacity to adapt. This webinar provides an overview of the climate finance landscape and explore strategies that the family planning community can use to join with others in efforts to build resilience to climate change impacts. Speakers and participants shared views on ways to forge partnerships for multisectoral climate adaptation projects that are eligible for multilateral climate change adaptation funding. Experiences and perspectives shared may also be useful for other organizations seeking to access this type of climate adaptation funding.

              Year: 2018

              Source: Population Reference Bureau

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                Integrating Population, Health, and Environment for Sustainable Development in Kenya

                This ENGAGE presentation highlights many of Kenya’s development successes, including the national climate change strategy and national population policy. Breaking down complex concepts and using nontechnical language, the presentation shows the connections between people’s access to family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) information and services, their health, and their reliance on natural resources. The presentation connects the impacts of FP/RH access for households, communities, and the country, drawing on examples of successful PHE efforts in Kenya. Stakeholders from diverse sectors within Kenya can use this resource to promote a policy dialogue about the critical role of population dynamics with health and the environment, and the ways that investments in FP/RH can propel progress towards Kenya’s many development goals.

                Available in English and Kiswahili.

                Year: 2017

                Source: Population Reference Bureau

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                  HoPE-LVB: A PRB ENGAGE Presentation

                  The ENGAGE presentation, “HoPE-LVB,” aims to improve individuals’ understanding of the HoPE-LVB project (Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin) and the population, health, and environment (PHE) approach. This process includes mobilizing political commitment and resources to strengthen this and other PHE projects. The presentation is designed to promote policy dialogue on the relationship between population, health, and environment; and the challenges faced by communities in the Lake Victoria Basin. Target policy audiences include government policymakers, civic and religious leaders, health and environment sector leaders, program officials, advocates, journalists, and others.

                  Year: 2013

                  Source: Population Reference Bureau

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                    Lessons Learned From Hen Mpoano’s Population, Health, and Environment Project in Ghana’s Western Region

                    Gender and health experts from Hen Mpoano participate in a webinar discussion of their population, health, and environment (PHE) activities in rural coastal communities in Ghana.

                    The webinar’s conversation focused on questions such as:

                    • Which communication tools and collaborative approaches were most effective for delivering the Hen Mpoano project’s PHE outcomes?
                    • To what extent did the project achieve its objectives and how is Hen Mpoano sustaining achievements beyond the project’s lifetime?
                    • What additional lessons learned could other PHE projects and organizations interested in the approach take from this experience?

                    Year: 2020

                    Source: Population Reference Bureau

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