This case study was produced by Project Resource Mobilization and Awareness
(“Project RMA”), whose three organizational partners are Population Action
International (PAI), the German Foundation for World Population (DSW) and the
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The Project is funded for
the period from October 2006 to April 2010.
Project RMA partners operate at the global, regional and national levels,
working in synchronicity with each other and with the project’s overarching
goal, which is “to increase tangible financial and political commitment to
sustainable reproductive health supplies through international coordination and
support of national advocacy strategy development and implementation in
developing countries.” Project RMA has three central objectives:
- Promote a
supportive political environment for reproductive health (RH) supplies by
enabling civil society organizations (CSO) and networks to engage in advocacy at
the international and regional levels in a comprehensive and coordinated
- Create a supportive political and financial environment for
improving access to RH supplies at the regional level.
- Strengthen national
level advocacy on RH commodities supplies in six partner countries in the
The Project adopts the definition of reproductive health supplies
established by the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, which is: “…any
material or consumable needed to provide reproductive health services...