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It is recommended that over the next five years IBP focuses its growth strategy inward – emphasizing quality (further attending to and empowering current members) versus quantity (growing membership). This recommendation, however, comes with one caveat: Within each of the five priority countries, it is recommended that IBP does indeed seek to carefully grow its membership base.

Currently, IBP has more than three dozen member organizations, growing from nine agencies that first came together in 1999. Throughout the strategic planning exercise, IBP’s size and diversity of member organizations was considered to be one of its fundamental strengths. 

In order to achieve the results laid out in this strategic plan, IBP must leverage its strengths and advance in the following eight strategic areas: 

 

1. Focus on Results:

Over the next five years, IBP has committed to utilizing a Results-Based Management (RBM) approach, which brings results to the center of the planning and management processes. The IBP Strategic Planning and Steering Committees developed the IBP Results Framework which will serve as the foundation of this approach.

 

Download the IBP Strategic Plan 2011-2016 here.


IBP Mission Statement

IBP engages member organizations and the broader reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) community to identify, implement, and scale up effective practices. We do this through:

  • Sharing knowledge and resources
  • Minimizing duplication
  • Promoting collaboration.

 

IBP Vision Statement

IBP will be a proven leader for advancing the scale-up of effective practices that contribute to universal access and quality of RH/FP services. 

 

IBP Strategic Objectives

  1. To strengthen the ability and commitment of IBP member organizations to actively engage in the work of the IBP Initiative.
  2. To support sustained collaboration to scale-up effective RH/FP practices at the country level.
  3. To focus IBP’s support for scale-up and documentation of learning in five priority countries.
  4. To enhance knowledge sharing that improves access to, and application of, information and resources.

 

The IBP Consortium, with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Global Health Fellows Program / Public Health Institute (GHFP / PHI), as well as support from the World Health Organization's Department of Reproductive Health and Research (WHO/RHR), retained Management Systems International (MSI) to facilitate a process to update the IBP strategic plan for 2011–2016. Accordingly, from October 2010 to May 2011, MSI led IBP Partners, Steering Committee members, and Strategic Planning Committee participants through a series of meetings, workshops and interviews that led to the strategic content for the plan.

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