Georgetown University Institute for Reproductive Health

PMNCH constituency

Academic, Research & Training Institutes

Focal point

Prof. Victoria Jennings

Position

Director

Health focus

  • Health Systems Strengthening
  • Maternal/Reproductive Health

Priority action area(s)

  • MNCH Knowledge Management System
  • MNCH Core Package of Interventions
  • Essential MNCH Commodities secured
  • Strengthening Human Resources
  • Advocacy

Mission statement

Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health engages in research and advocacy, and provides technical assistance, related to birth spacing, gender equality, and youth empowerment. Since its founding in 1985, affiliated with Georgetown's Medical Center, the Institute has developed and tested fertility awareness-based family planning methods, collaborated with partners ranging from WHO to ministries of health and in-country NGOs in Africa/Asia/Latin America to increase access to effective, culturally-appropriate approaches to birth spacing.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

Organization e-mail:

irhinfo@georgetown.edu

Full address:

1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 699
Washington, D.C. 20009

Country:

United States of America

Telephone:

+1 202 6871392

Number of staff:

60

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

1985

WHO Region:

Americas