Technical Consultation on Standard Days Method in Community-Based Family Planning Programs

April 16, 2014

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Advancing Partners & Communities hosted the Standard Days Method (SDM) in Community-Based Family Planning (CBFP) programs Technical Consultation. This meeting featured presentations from global leaders in CBFP and SDM, including country program staff from Mali, India, Rwanda and Uganda. The meeting focused on recent developments in the integration of SDM in CBFP programs, identifying the key benefits of and barriers to using SDM in CBFP programs, and generating strategies to overcome these barriers. The Technical Consultation had representatives from 20 different key organizations and donors with experience or interest in integrating SDM in CBFP programs. 

Read the blog by an APC Technical Officer and the Standard Days Method® Consultation Report and follow @APC_Project on twitter for more updates using the hashtag #APCTech! This is the first in a series of technical consultations APC is convening on integrating modern family planning methods in CBFP programs. Stay tuned for our next consultation on Emergency Contraception.


1. "Evolution of SDM: What do CHWs have to do with it?" by Victoria Jennings, Ph.D