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Pattaya Welcomes 6th International Conference on Family Planning
Pictured from left are: Mr. Poramet Ngampichet; Mr. Thawatchai Srithong; Mr. Satit Pitutecha; Mr. Jose Oying Rimon II; Emeritus Clinical Prof. Dr. Vitaya Titapant, President, The Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; and Mr. Mechai Viravaidhya, Founder and Chair, Population and Community Development Association.
The four-day ICFP2022 brought together more than 3,500 global policymakers, researchers, activists, and advocates from over 125 countries to Pattaya. The conference’s co-hosts are Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health; the Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Population and Community Development Association; and the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (USA). Several distinguished participants including Mr. Mechai Viravaidhya were conferred the Global Humanitarian Awards for Women’s and Children’s Health at the conference.
The conference comes at a critical crossroads in global public health, and provided a platform for leaders to define their FP2030 milestones and commitments against the backdrop of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.