Where We Are Speaking

This is a listing of presentations made by SHOPS Plus staff at a variety of meetings around the world.  The types of meetings range from global conferences and secretariat meetings to local workshops and brown bags. Please see our events page for more information about upcoming events. 

Michelle Weinberger, "Exploring potential scenarios in the family planning market," USAID, July 10, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Sarah Bradley and Tess Shiras, "Exploring the roles of the public and private sectors for family planning," USAID, June 27, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Sean Callahan, "The keys to successful stewardship of the private sector to achieve FP goals," USAID, June 25, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Sarah Bradley, "Trends in sources for family planning in Egypt and Jordan," Demographic and Epidemiological Patterns and Trends in the MENA Region event, June 18, 2019, Arlington, VA


Tess Shiras "Saving Children through Increased Access to Care: The Transformational Power of Data," poster presentation, June 5, 2019,  Vancouver

Soumitra Ghosh, "Promoting family planning, maternal and child health through beauty parlors in Afghanistan," oral presentation and "Monitoring the availability of health Products in Afghanistan’s private sector," poster, World Social Marketing Conference, June 4-5, 2019, Edinburgh

Caroline Quijada, moderator, "The power of the private sector at the community level: partnerships and innovation to achieve universal access to care," Global Health Practitioner Conference, May 9, 2019, Bethesda, MD

Sean Callahan and Joseph Addo-Yobo, "Lessons from family planning and IMCI for improving malaria case management in the private sector," WHO Technical Consultation on Malaria Case Management in the Private Sector in High-burden Countries, May 2, 2019, Geneva

Veldony Argant and Jean Biyik, "Analyse de segmentation du marché en Haïti: planification familiale, diarrhée et traitement de l’eau domestique," SHOPS Plus Haiti DHS Segmentation Analysis Dissemination Workshop, April 23, 2019, Haiti

Sarah Bradley, Session 168: Measurement approaches and innovations in family planning, discussant, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, April 12, 2019, Austin

Marianne El-Khoury, "Product, placement, and price: generating mixed-methods data to inform a total market approach in Tanzania," Population Association of America Annual Meeting, April 11, 2019, Austin

Sarah Bradley, "Understanding sources and quality of contraceptive care among adolescents: a global analysis," Population Association of America Annual Meeting, April 11, 2019, Austin

Marianne El-Khoury, "Promoting family planning, maternal, and child health through beauty parlors in Afghanistan,” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, April 11, 2019, Austin

Jeff Barnes, "Measuring Access and the last mile in Nepal," Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition General Membership Meeting, March 2019, Kathmandu   

Marianne El-Khoury, presentation, MENA Health Sector Partners' Dialogue: Knowledge Sharing Seminar on the Private Health Sector, March 20, 2019, Washington, D.C.

April Warren, "But are we really sure it works? Creating data-driven evidence to measure health outcomes," Innovations in Healthcare Annual Forum, March 18, 2019, Washington, D.C. 

Veldony Argant, "Une approche de communication numérique sur plusieurs fronts pour répondre aux besoins de la santé reproductive, maternelle, néonatale et  infantile en Haïti," Francophone Africa Social and Behavior Change Summit, February 27, 2019, Abidjan

Sarah Dominis and Emma Golub, "Sustaining investments in HRH for HIV through the private sector," USAID, February 21, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Bassirou Gassama, "Social marketing of family planning products: strategies for creating demand and offering services tailored to adolescents and young people," 2nd National Forum on Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youth, December 27, 2018, Dakar

Veldony Argant, "A multipronged digital communication approach to humanitarian and health needs in Haiti," poster and lightning talk session, 2018 Global Digital Health Forum, December 11, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Amina Aminu Dorayi, "Changing hearts and minds: the impact of enhanced FP training on gender dynamics and provider biases," Nigeria Family Planning Conference, December 5, 2018.

Bettina Brunner, "Driving public-private engagement for better health outcomes in DRC," technical presentation, USAID, November 28, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Lauren Rosapep, "Exploring youth-friendly approaches to improve access to voluntary family planning information and services among Ugandan adolescents,"  International Conference on Family Planning, November 14, 2018, Kigali

Jeanna Holtz, "Family planning and universal health coverage: together or apart?" International Conference on Family Planning, November 13, 2018, Kigali

Sujan Karki, "Evidence-based social marketing in Afghanistan and Nepal: using data to improve efficiency and effectiveness," International Conference on Family Planning, November 13, 2018, Kigali

Ramakrishnan Ganesan, "Applying an evidence-based, total market approach to strengthen the capacity and sustainability of local social marketing organizations," International Conference on Family Planning, November 13, 2018, Kigali

Susan Mitchell, "Addressing client financial barriers," Addressing Barriers to Service Delivery as Implants Move to Scale, October 16, Washington, D.C. 

Francoise Armand, "Addressing the unique needs of private sector implant provision" and "Addressing commercial private sector provider needs," Addressing Barriers to Service Delivery as Implants Move to Scale, October 16, Washington, D.C. 

Caroline Quijada, "Beyond vertical: Sustaining HIV service delivery through health insurance," Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, October 10, 2018, Liverpool

Jeanna Holtz, "Strategic purchasing: leveraging direct and indirect benefits to improve quality," Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, October 9, 2018, Liverpool

Sean Callahan, "The private health workforce: key to expanding access to priority health services," Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, October 8, 2018, Liverpool

Jeanna Holtz, "Including small and medium private providers in health insurance programs," USAID, October 2, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Soumitra Ghosh, "Scaling up social marketing operations in Afghanistan," USAID, August 2, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Phoebe Sloane and Miloud Kaddar, "Health trends in the Middle East and North Africa," USAID, July 18, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Colm Fay, "Supporting health enterprises to increase access to family planning: Lessons learned," USAID, May 22, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Susan Mitchell, "Surfacing New Models for Improving Access to Health Services for the Poor," Who should care for women? Reflections on the private sector’s role in reproductive & maternal health care, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, May 21, 2018, London

Tess Shiras and Lauren Rosapep, "Family planning motivators and barriers in a high fertility conflict setting: methods and results from a household survey in Afghanistan," Population Association of America Annual Meeting, April 26, 2018.

Marianne El-Khoury, "Mapping the private health sector in Senegal: a story of successful country ownership," USAID, April 11, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Françoise Armand, "Using a systems approach to improving method choice in West African private health facilities," 18th General Membership Meeting of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, March 21, 2018, Brussels

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