Postabortion Family Planning: A glimpse of global Evidence and it’s Impact with Country Implementation Webinar

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM EST, the IBP HIPs Task Team sponsored a webinar: Postabortion Family Planning: A glimpse of global Evidence and it’s Impact with Country Implementation.  Download a PDF of the Presentations.

Presenters (see Bios below):

  • Carolyn Curtis, Presenter, USAID
  • Erin Mielke, Presenter, USAID
  • Juliana Bantambya, Presenter, EngenderHealth
  • Elizabeth Tully, Facilitator, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Carolyn Curtis

Since 2002, Carolyn has worked in the areas of FP, MCH and Postabortion care in the Office of Population and Reproductive Health at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  Prior to USAID, Carolyn was the Director of Midwifery Services at the DC Health and Hospital Public Benefit Corporation, managing the expansion of midwifery services to eight community health centers in DC. She has co-authored a number peer-reviewed articles and joint consensus statements on FP that have been endorsed by FIGO, ICM, ICN and the Alliance for Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health.

Erin Mielke

Erin Mielke, has served as a Senior Technical Advisor for Reproductive Health in USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health since 2007.  She manages global fistula and family planning service delivery projects, and is a co-champion for Postabortion Care. Prior to her work at USAID, she served for over 10 years at EngenderHealth and UMATI, the Tanzanian IPPF affiliate.

Juliana Bantambya

Juliana Bantambya has worked for EngenderHealth since 2004 as a Field Manager in Tanzania coordinating a RH/FP and PAC program. She is a champion in reducing maternal death through a decentralized PAC program in 239 health facilities reaching many rural women. She also has 14 years of experience as a General Practitioner in Tanzania. Juliana has previous experience working for World Vision and Care International managing RCH programs in rural areas.

Elizabeth Tully

Elizabeth Tully has worked on the knowledge management project, Knowledge for Health (K4Health) at JHU-CCP since 2009. She manages the development, maintenance, strategic planning, and training of K4Health’s Toolkits. As the current Secretariat of the PAC Connection, Elizabeth assists in the coordination of meetings, communication efforts including announcements and newsletters, and manages the PAC Global Resource Package website.