Futures Group is pleased to announce the return of Dr. Harry Cross as a senior technical advisor. A renowned policy expert, Dr. Cross brings 35 years of international experience in population, family planning, reproductive health, HIV and immigration.
Futures Group is pleased to participate in the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town, South Africa from September 30 to October 3, 2014. Futures Group will showcase its expertise in health systems research, including our work in governance, health equity, health systems strengthening, health finance and costing, and complexity science.
Making great strides toward the equal protection of children, the government of Haiti signed into effect a new law, Loi sur la paternité, la maternité et la filiation, in June of this year (Moniteur No 105). The law, commonly known as the Responsible Parenthood Act, requires parents to afford equal opportunities to children born in- and outside of wedlock.
The USAID-funded Health Policy Project (HPP) AKSE (Aksyon Kolektif pou Sekirite kont Eksplwatasyon—“collective action for security against exploitation”), implemented by Futures Group, is collaborating with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights (MCFDF) to promote the application of the new law. HPP AKSE works with local partners to strengthen human rights protections and expand access to sexual and gender-based violence and child protection services for vulnerable groups.