On 5th September, 2018, at the Fair View Hotel, Nairobi the National Council for Population and development (NCPD) in collaboration with Ministry of Health – Reproductive Health Maternal Unit Services (RHMSU) held a high level round table meeting with the Family Planning (FP) donors. The meeting objectives were to provide an update on FP commodities and financing status and to agree on the way forward to achieve FP commodities security.  The meeting was convened jointly by NCPD & MOH.

The donors present in the meeting were UNFPA, KOICA, USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates, DFID and Embassy of Netherland.
The meeting was graced by the PS – MoH Dr. Engineer Peter Tum and Chief Administrative Officer (CAS) Dr. Rashid Aman who represented the Cabinet Secretary – Health Mrs. Sicily Kariuki. The government reaffirmed that it will prioritize the FP commodities during the Health Sector MTEF budget planning process.  In addition, the Donors committed that they will continue to support the government in RH programmes and FP.

 

Dr. Josephine Kibaru-Mbae, DG-NCPD addressing Family Planning Commodity Security Donors Round Table Meeting at Fairview Hotel,Nairobi  on 5th August 2o18. CAS-MoH  Dr. Rashid, PS-MoH, Eng. Tum and other Donors following the presentation by Dr. Kibaru-Mbae on why it makes sense to invest in Family Planning for Social-Economic Development.

 

   
Netherlands Ambassador, H. E. Makken addressing the FP Donor Round Table meeting CAS-MoH Dr. Rashid Aman giving a speech at the FP Donor Round Table meeting PS MoH Dr. Eng. Peter Tum giving remarks at the FP Donor Round Table meeting
Ms. A. Ekirapa sharing DFID FP Programme priorities Rudoff Augustine Chief USAID Health Population and Nutrition Office,  giving his presentation. Dr. Ademola olajide, Representative UNFPA Kenya making remarks at the FP Donor Round Table meeting

 

Ms. Clea Finkle of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reiterating there commitment to the FP Programme. PS- MoH, Dr. Eng. Peter Tum with the DG- NCPD, Dr. J. Kibaru-Mbae consulting during the FP Donor Round Table meeting L-R: Rudoff Augustine, USAID,
Dr. J. Gondi, Head RHMSU (MoH) and Dr. Ademola olajide, UNFPA consulting  after the FP Donor Round Table meeting