Updates on what’s happening in the world of reproductive health and family planning.

Press Releases

August 31, 2017

Government of DRC Announces Creation of First National Platform For Engaging Congolese Youth in AYSRH Decision-Making

**The workshop described in this release was held with support from: the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.** KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), August 23-24, 2017- Among immediat …

August 22, 2017

Congolese Youth Converge in Kinshasa To Prepare For Participation in National AYSRH Planning

Congolese youth coverage for national ASYRH planning in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

May 11, 2017

Youth leaders proclaim: Involve us every step of the way, from planning to inception to evaluation of AYSRH programs

Examining progress and planning for further evidence-informed investments in AYSRH leaders youth closed with calls for greater youth participation in all stages of AYSRH programming.

May 10, 2017

Nine Ouagadougou Partnership Countries Include Youth in Deliberations about How to Make Smart Investments in Contraceptive Programming for Young People

Representatives from the nine Ouagadougou Partnership countries, including youth leaders, united to discuss plans for improving young West Africans’ sexual and reproductive health through better access to contraceptive information and services.

October 3, 2016

Four Pathfinder International country representatives talk about how E2A has helped to make interventions in their countries scalable

On Monday, October 3, four Pathfinder International country representatives told an audience at the Kaiser Family Foundation how E2A-supported interventions in their countries were designed to make scaling them up feasible.

August 23, 2016

E2A’s community-based program in DRC featured in Frontlines magazine

Frontlines magazine features E2A’s community-based family planning program in DRC in lead story.

July 16, 2016

E2A releases three films to spark dialogue, reflection, and action for improving young people’s sexual and reproductive health in Niger

E2A releases three behavior-change films for use with its University Leadership for Change initiative in Niger.

February 16, 2016

USAID grants E2A three-year extension — until 2019!

E2A will stick around until 2019!

January 28, 2016

E2A at ICFP: January 28, 2016

Recap of presentations made by E2A at ICFP 2016 on Jan 28

January 27, 2016

E2A at ICFP: January 27, 2016

Recap of presentations made by E2A at ICFP 2016 on Jan 27

January 26, 2016

E2A at ICFP: January 26, 2016

Recap of presentations made by E2A at ICFP 2016 on Jan 26

October 6, 2015

Wilson Center event: Government support key to expanding contraceptive options

E2A country directors speak at Wilson Center about expanding contraceptive choice.

April 21, 2015

Contraceptive Technology Update with Jeff Spieler

Jeff Spieler to give contraceptive update at E2A

March 13, 2015

E2A convenes stakeholders to improve outlook for young Nigerians sexual and reproductive health

E2A heightens focus on AYSRH in Niger by bringing together stakeholders March 17-18

December 12, 2014

Local ownership, strong documentation, and quality assurance are key to scaling up, say experts at meeting convened by E2A-IBP Community of Practice on Scale-Up

Community Practice led by E2A and IBP lead meeting on applying systematic approaches to scale-up, December 5, 2014.

November 5, 2014

E2A hosts series of events to advance programs for first-time parents

Announcement about E2A’s first series of events focused on first-time parents.

March 5, 2014

Throughout the Reproductive Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Empowering Girls and Women

USAID, E2A, MCHIP and HRSA co-host two-day global technical meeting in Washington, DC focusing on opportunities and challenges for empowering women and girls.

February 24, 2014

Conference co-hosted by E2A results in shared outlook for improving young people’s sexual and reproductive health in West Africa

E2A co-hosts conference on AYSRH in West Africa, which results in shared outlook on improving young people’s sexual and reproductive health.

February 21, 2014

E2A co-hosts conference in West Africa on adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health

E2A, Pathfinder International, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation co-host regional conference in West Africa on adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health.

February 3, 2014

E2A-led community of practice facilitates first webinar in a series on costing for scale-up

Presenters from FHI 360 talked about estimating costs for scale-up and developing Costed Implementation Plans.

January 29, 2014

Throughout the Reproductive Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Empowering Girls and Women

Technical meeting brings together domestic and international learning about opportunities and challenges for empowering girls and women.

November 19, 2013

E2A expands contraceptive choice in Burundi

E2A works with the Pathfinder-led MCH Project in Burundi to expand the provision of Jadelle and strengthen family planning service delivery.

November 8, 2013

Don’t miss E2A in Addis Ababa!

Announcement of E2A’s role in ICFP 2013

October 29, 2013

E2A contributes to two recent publications focused on young people’s health and development

E2A contributes to two publications focused on youth. Papers were developed after the Global Youth Forum in Bali and Women Deliver in Kuala Lumpur.

July 9, 2013

E2A launches a new community of practice on systematic approaches to scaling up best practices

E2A launches new community of practice on systematic approaches to scaling up FP/RH best practices.

June 23, 2013

After Women Deliver: ensuring evidence-based investments in sexual and reproductive health

E2A participates at Women Deliver, contributes to evidence-based investments in women and girls.

June 6, 2013

Collaborative group, including E2A, launches new training tool for full range of family planning services, providers

E2A, with partners, launches training resource package for family planning.

April 19, 2013

Women Deliver 2013

E2A is gearing up for Women Deliver 2013, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 28 – 30, 2013.



E2A Newsletter June-July 2018

Kenyatta University Makes Enhancements to Youth-Friendly Services Program based on E2A study findings. E2A’s work with the Saving Mothers Giving Life Initiative in Cross River State. E2A’s Latest Tool to Strengthen Family Planning and AYSRH Training for Nurses and Midwives.

E2A Newsletter February-March 2018

Congolese national youth movement for sexual and reproductive health. Understanding first-time fathers in Cross River State. March workshop on expanding method choice for youth.

E2A Newsletter December 2017-January 2018

Youth-friendly service assessment in Senegal. New resources on scale-up of PHE interventions. Providing contraception to women affected by conflict in DRC

E2A Newsletter October-November 2017

November 2017 event on E2A’s SRH Lifestages Framework. Work on harnessing the demographic dividend in Tanzania. Addressing harmful gender norms in DRC.

E2A newsletter July-August 2017

Scaling-up convening. National youth workshop in DRC. E2A’s fistula work in Ethiopia.

E2A newsletter May June 2017

E2A encourages meaningful youth participation; highlights of approach to youth participation/leadership in 2017.

E2A newsletter March April 2017

RISE launches in Niger; two new blogs from E2A; new E2A resources

E2A Newsletter November December 2016

A description of E2A’s ongoing efforts to improve adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health and rights (AYSRHR) in West Africa by working with local, national, regional, and global partners.

E2A Newsletter, September 2016

Rita Badiani joins E2A as new director. LARCs for youth event. Upcoming events and new GHSP publication.

E2A Newsletter, July August 2016

E2A works to strengthen youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services at universities in Niger and Kenya.

E2A Newsletter, May June 2016

E2A expands postpartum family planning to rural areas in Cameroon. Community of Practice holds events focused on scale-up.

E2A Newsletter, April 2016

Focus on community-based family planning project in DRC’s Lualaba Province

E2A Newsletter, March 2016

New E2A Film “Whose Norms.” SMGL kicks off in Nigeria. Mary Edwards talks about her role as a community health worker in Tanzania.

E2A Newsletter, February 2016

E2A granted three-year extension until 2016; TRPFP in Uganda; E2A talks to FP Voices about youth

E2A Newsletter, January 2016

E2A at the fourth International Conference on Family Planning

E2A Newsletter, November and December 2015

Update on mission-support work in Nigeria, DRC

E2A Newsletter, September 2015

Strengthening community-based family planning in Shinyanga, Tanzania. Co-hosting national AYSRH workshop in Togo. Pathfinder International Country Representatives come to Washington to talk about expanding contraceptive choice and access for underserved populations in Africa.

E2A Newsletter, August 2015

Reaching first-time parents and young married women in Burkina Faso. Working with local organization in Ethiopia to improve for and treatment of fistula. Study in Ethiopia shows promising approach for offering long-acting methods to youth.

E2A Newsletter, July 2015

Postpartum implants in Cameroon; student caravan in Niger; training on TRPFP in Tanzania

E2A Newsletter, April 2015

Jeff Spieler gives contraceptive update; PPFP trainings in Cameroon; New French publications

E2A Newsletter, February 2015

E2A’s community-based family planning program in DRC. Improving quality of postabortion care services in Togo. E2A at biennial meeting for faith-based service delivery organizations in Africa.

E2A Newsletter, March 2015

National AYSRH workshop in Niger. Assessment of mCenas program in Mozambique. E2A on youth and emergency contraception at Global Health Mini U.

E2A Newsletter, December 2014

Events focused on first-time parents; grants to faith-based organizations in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda; new report on sustainability of management approaches supported by IFHP in Ethiopia

E2A newsletter, September 2014

Community-based family planning in DRC. Assessment of emergency contraception programs. Supporting fistula work in Ethiopia. Assessment of postabortion care services in four West African countries.

E2A Newsletter, May 2014

E2A introduces work in Niger, Tanzania; co-hosts conference that unites international and domestic reproductive health experts.