From global commitments to local action: Revitalizing Indonesia's family planning program

To ensure universal access to contraception and reproductive health care services in our lifetime, we must begin by effecting change in our own communities, writes Dr. Surya Chandra Surapaty, head of Indonesia's National Population and Family Planning Board, ahead of the opening of the 2016 ICFP.

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About the author

  • Surya Chandra Surapaty

    Surya Chandra Surapaty is currently the chairperson of the National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN), Indonesia. He started his career as a lecturer at his Alma Mater, Sriwijaya University, then served as a Vice Head of Center for Population Studies, Head of Center for Population Studies and Chief of Biology Medic Division, and served on the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sriwijaya.