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Holly Blanchard

Title Senior Reproductive Health Family Planning Advisor
Organization Jhpiego

Holly Blanchard is currently the Senior Reproductive Health Family Planning Advisor for Jhpiego in the Maternal Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP).  Previously she was a senior technical advisor in the Department of Global Outreach @ ACNM with the ACCESS-FP project.  Her international work includes postpartum family planning work in Nigeria, Mali, Guinea, Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania, Liberia, Ghana, Afghanistan, and Haiti.  She has lived and worked in Mauritania and Indonesia.  Holly worked in the USA  both in New York and Washington DC in obstetrics and family planning.  She graduated from Yale University with a Masters of Science in Nursing and qualified as a certified nurse-midwife in 1981.

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Family Planning to Prevent Pregnancy After Childbirth

“If only I could have prevented this pregnancy,” Shumba lamented, adding that her other seven children had never set foot in a classroom, instead spending their days toiling on neighboring farms.

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