Palladium Group Experts Discuss How Family Planning Can Help Achieve Other SDGs, Highlight FP-SDGs Model

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Kaja Jurczynska, demographer and technical adviser for family planning; Suzy Sacher, manager in health practice and technical adviser on the Health Policy Plus (HP+) project; and Scott Moreland, senior health economist, all with Palladium Group, discuss the role of family planning in making progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and highlight a model developed by the HP+ project and funded by USAID. The authors write, “[T]he Family Planning-Sustainable Development Goals (FP-SDGs) Model projects how different levels of family planning use — directly and indirectly through their impact on demographics — can affect a country’s ability to make progress toward the SDGs by 2030 and 2050” (7/16).

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