Throughout the Reproductive Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Empowering Girls and Women – Meeting Logistics and Details

April 2, 2014 – April 4, 2014


What: Two-day global technical meeting hosted by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the USAID-funded Evidence to Action (E2A) Project and Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), and the Health Resouces and Services Administration (HRSA).

Where: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

When: April 2 & 3, 2014, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch will be provided)

Who: Representatives from international and national NGOs and donor agencies in the fields of reproductive health, family planning, and maternal, newborn and child health.

Why: Disseminate knowledge and identify gaps about effective approaches for empowered decision-making throughout the reproductive life course; and explore the use of these findings to strengthen programs, and stimulate new interventions and research opportunities.

Meeting Themes

  1. Family Planning and High-Risk Pregnancy.
  2. Community-based Family Planning Interventions
  3. Youth
  4. Family Planning Integration with Health Services
  5. Multisectoral Family Planning Links with Non-Health Activities
  6. Empowerment or Motivational Components


To reserve a hotel room at the Mayflower, please visit:

For a daily schedule, please see the agenda. For summaries of all presentations and speaker bios, among other information about the meeting, please see the program guide. To access the presentations from the meeting, click here.

For questions, concerns, or more information, please contact Salwa Bitar at

When: April 2, 2014 – April 4, 2014
Where: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia