International Conference on Family Planning

April 28, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Tim Williams for this announcement.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is partnering with the Makerere University, School of Public Health, along with other international and national partners, to organize the International Conference on Family Planning: Research and Best Practices in Kampala, Uganda, November 15-18, 2009. The conference will begin on November 15 with an evening opening and continue November 16-17 with the full program. November 18 will be an optional day for third party sponsored meetings. It is anticipated that the conference program will include an opening plenary, multiple concurrent oral sessions, special panel presentations, poster sessions, lunchtime roundtables, a policymaker forum, and an exhibit area.

We invite you and your colleagues to participate, and to submit abstracts online before June 1st through the conference website, You may also download an abstract submission form and submit it by e-mail or fax. Participant registration will open on June 15. For more information, please visit the conference website or e-mail our Conference Coordinator, Maura Graff, at

Please circulate this widely among your colleagues. With luck and perseverance, we may well reduce unmet contraceptive need and raise global population welfare through several days of shared knowledge and inspiration in Kampala. We hope that you can join us.

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