The SPRINT Initiative (Sexual Reproductive Health Programme in crisis and post-crisis situations) was designed to address gaps in the implementation of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health which is a set of priority activities to be implemented at the onset of an emergency. The goal of the MISP is to reduce mortality, ill-health and disability through the application of a set of clinical interventions provided using an agreed approach and set of guidelines to meet Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) needs in emergencies. SPRINT Initiative is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) under Australian Government and managed by International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).
• SPRINT is increasing support in Policy and funding environment which is increasingly supportive of SRHR in crisis. For instance, advocating for inclusion of MISP into ANDMA’s emergency response plan along with identifying, map and connect with like-minded partners/ organizations CSO’s to advance advocacy work.
• SPRINT is increasing Member Association and partner capacity to deliver lifesaving SRH services in crisis. For instance, ensuring all staff complete Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) online Distance Learning Module as well as providing online humanitarian logistic training to AFGA logistic staff.
• SPRINT has enhanced systems and capacity to operate in humanitarian settings, such as: Capacity building of AFGA staff on M&E and data collection along with revision of Finance, Procurement and HR policies.