Conference Theme is Mainstreaming PHE in CCA-DRR: Toward the Attainment of Inclusive Growth
Human Development • Poverty Reduction • Environmental Sustainability • Disaster and Risk Reduction • Biodiversity Conservation • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation • Child Health/Survival • Migration • Adolescent Health • Women’s Health • HIV/AIDS • TB • Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases • Governance • Policy/Advocacy • Education
The National PHE Network invites you to submit an abstract that share learnings on how the PHE network members and partners pursued the use of the PHE approach in influencing programs in CCA-DRR initiatives; and ensure the integration of the PHE approach in the enhanced inclusive growth paradigm in accordance with the vision of the Philippine Development Plan.
Specific objectives of the 5th conference are the following:
1. Familiarize and update members about the inclusive growth paradigm and how it applies to the integrated programming of PHE strategies, for instance in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction efforts;
2. Learn from the experiences of partners and allied networks in using the integrated PHE approach based on the PHE M&E indicators;
3. Identify public and private partnership opportunities that the PHE Network and its allied networks can pursue using the “inclusive growth paradigm” for a broader spectrum of sectors;
4. Plan for actions to be pursued in research, policy advocacy, IEC and capacity building in mainstreaming the PHE approach.
Please use the following guidelines to prepare your abstract:
Each abstract submission must include the contact information for the presenter, the abstract text, and a brief narrative biography of the presenter.
Criteria for Selection:
Abstracts will be judged based on their direct relevance to the conference theme of scaling up PHE in the four dimensions: (1) geographically, (2) programmatically, (3) organizationally, and (4) sectorally.
In addition, abstracts should highlight new lessons and innovative ideas, along with the ability to share lessons for replication of integrated models. Authors may include any of, but are not limited to, the following keywords referring to the PHE dimensions and models, e.g., leveraging resources and mobilization by civil society, individual/organizational capacity-building, partnerships and alliance building, increasing program effectiveness, including new sectors, expanding pilot projects, strengthening organizational support, accessing new and innovative funding resources and sustainable mechanisms, strengthening leadership, learning from outside the Philippines, expanding the policy agenda, increasing research in PHE and good governance.
Guidelines for Abstract Contents:
Please follow these guidelines for the content and flow of your abstract and present it in a brief or summarized format:
Review and Notification:
Your abstract will be submitted to a review committee. The conference organizers will notify you whether your abstract has been accepted on/before March 31, 2014. If your abstract is accepted for presentation, you will be required to confirm your participation and register for the conference on or before April 16, 2014. Accepted papers will be given partial assistance but are encouraged to seek institutional support for presentation.
Baguio City is located 5 hours from Metro Manila. It is a highland retreat in the Grand Cordillera in Northern Luzon that has made its mark as a premiere tourist destination with its cool climate, foggy hills, panoramic views and lovely flowers.
Send Your Abstract and inquiries thru the following :
The Conference Host, Family Planning Organization of the Philippines, Inc.
#50 Dona Hemady St. New Manila, Quezon City
Nandy Senoc, Executive Director c/o Nitz Dominado, [email protected]
Telephone 0949-1921239 / 0916-5227372 or landline 92-7226466 loc 103
cc. Ma. Corazon Dela Paz, Conference Coordinator – [email protected]
Rowena R. Boquiren, Ph.D., Program Committee member – [email protected]