Family Planning News Network

Reporting from

The 2023 Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition Meeting

Check out all the coverage from the Family Planning News Network (FPNN) at the 2023 General Membership Meeting of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) hosted in Accra, Ghana.


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Esenam Amuzu

Esenam Amuzu is a passionate and dynamic youth advocate based in Ghana with over 8 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) and youth development advocacy.

Esenam is an alumni of the Global Changemakers, European Development Days (EDD) Young Leaders, Women Deliver Young Leaders Program, and Youth Leaders Fellowship Programme of the UNFPA Ghana Country office.

She elevated youth voices at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) and is a 2022 ICFP Youth Trailblazer Award winner.

Esenam is attending the 2023 RHSC General Membership Meeting to meet with reproductive health supplies professionals and to share her perspective on the subject as a female youth activist in the wider SRHR field.

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Welcome to Accra!

Watch as Esenam brings the global family planning community into the 2023 General Membership Meeting of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition in person and on the ground in Accra, Ghana.

Coverage from October 2023

Esenam sits down with with Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) Director Martyn Smith at the 2023 RHSC General Membership Meeting in Accra, Ghana to discuss several key topics including:

  • The drumbeat of the global reproductive health supplies community
  • Key takeaways from the meeting
  • Highlights from Ghana’s health services
  • A message to youth in or interested in the field

Youth supplies fellows are leading the way in shaping the future of reproductive health supplies. Check out Esenam’s conversation with Farhan Yusuf, a Supply Fellow in Tanzania.

RHSC Supply Fellow Mary Arubuola speaks about her own experience entering the supply chain field and her passion for the work she does strenghtening supply chain systems.

Esenam sits down with Simplice Kamdem, Sr. Health Systems Strengthening & Policy Advisor, USAID/West Africa, to discuss opportunities for intergenerational dialogues within the supply chain field. 

Pamela Steele, Founder of Pamela Steele Associates, talks with Esenam about the need to have a diverse supply chain workforce to ensure everyone’s needs are met.

Amos Mwales is the new co-chair of the RHSC Advocacy and Accountability Working Group (A&AWG), and he believes young people’s work in advocacy should be cross-cutting. Learn more about where he says young people can get involved. 

Esenam Amuzu shares her main take-aways on what she uncovered during her time reporting at the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition meeting in Accra, Ghana.  

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Follow Esenam on X (formerly Twitter) and other social media to keep up with her real-time updates throughout the week and once the meeting wraps! 

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