Ethiopian Policymakers Establish Parliamentary Network on Population and Development

(Source: EPF) At a high-level meeting held last month, Ethiopian policymakers agreed to establish the country’s first Parliamentary Network on Population and Development—a major step toward improving access to voluntary family planning for the nation’s undeserved women and girls. The network will provide a mechanism for the policymakers to advocate for, legislate, and oversee investment in family planning at national and district levels.

The Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health and Partners in Population and Development Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), co-organized the meeting with support from the USAID-funded Health Policy [...]