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Family Health International Featured at Global Health Council Conference
Date:5/27/2008

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Health International's staff will make several key presentations and the organization will introduce a number of new publications at the annual Global Health Council's International Conference May 27-31, 2008, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

Join FHI staff as they present on topics including the public health impact of the recent violence in Kenya, community-based provision of injectable contraceptives in Africa, and harnessing indigenous volunteer groups to respond to HIV/AIDS. The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

9 am - Noon

Hampton Ballroom

Skill-Building Workshop: Social Marketing to Facilitate Behavior Change and Action

This workshop will provide the "nuts and bolts" of social marketing methodology and application, giving participants the opportunity to brainstorm about innovative approaches for their programs or projects.

Workshop Facilitators:

Lynda Bardfield, Family Health International

Sureyya E. Hornston, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

R. Craig Lefebvre, Population Services International

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

9:45 am -11:45 am

Palladian Ballroom

Where Communities Meet Family Planning: New Approaches to Community-Based Programs

Presenters will discuss topics that include community-based distribution of injectable contraceptives for rural women, innovative community-based approaches to increase contraceptive use among marginalized communities, and the importance of good governance and civil society strengthening in community-based family planning interventions.

Janet Meyers, Macro International

John Stanback, Family Health International

Neena Khadka, SC US

Jennifer Lee Loucks, CARE

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Noon - 1:30 pm

Regency Ballroom

Improving Maternal Health and Reducing Child
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