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Kulbhushan Singh

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Kulbhushan Singh - 2017 Nominee
Position: Assistant Project Manager
Organization: Ipas Development Foundation
Current Location: New Delhi
MBA
Kulbhushan is a strong advocate of implementing high quality FP initiatives. His commitment to quality of services and ability to liaise with district officials for effective supply chain management has positively impacted provision of FP services. – Dr. Vasanthi Krishnan, Project Director at Ipas Development Foundation
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I have been regularly liaising with government officials to ensure consistent and high quality family planning services for women in the project area. I believe awareness about the method mix including clarity on advantages of each method of contraception is critical for increasing access to family services. I therefore take the initiative to organize regular orientation and training sessions for health intermediaries to increase awareness on contraceptive devices and their advantages for increased update among men and women.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

During my initial years of work, I often came across women who had poor access to reproductive health services. I discovered that the reason for the same was lack of awareness about method of contraception and I took it up on myself to engage with both men and women while working in the field of family planning. I have been working in the field for over seven years now and my focus has been to ensure male participation in making the family planning choices for their families and for investing in

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

I have prepared a list of facilities in the district where active providers – doctors or nurses or ANMs are posted and offering contraceptive counseling and services and liaised with the District officials to ensure regular supply of commodities.
I have also created opportunities for capsule orientation sessions for CHWs associated with public health facilities on contraceptive technologies and information about the same for onward sharing with women and men.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I shall use the grant fund to develop innovative strategies for engaging with men on awareness generation on methods of contraception.

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
Orienting community health intermediaries on contraceptive methods, Facilitating session on contrceptive technologies

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