World Contraception Day Celebration 2018

World Contraception Day 2018

World Contraception Day is annual event with a vision of a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health. Every year on September 26, World Contraception Day activities take place all over the world.

This year, the Gates Institute hosted the second World Contraception Day Celebration at JHSPH, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Latino Public Health Network and the Anna Baetjer Society for Public Health Practice. The celebration took place at JHSPH, in the gallery below the Wall of Wonder, on which ran a presentation about World Contraception Day and the 120 Under 40 program.

Activities included:​

Contraceptive trivia (w/ prizes!)

FP Voices Photobooth & interviews

Ask the Sexpert: Jacq Jones, Sugar Baltimore, and Dr. Anne Burke, faculty, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Condoms and contraceptives from around the world

Special surprise guests in contraceptive costumes

Contraceptive-themed cookies & coffee

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

12 noon - 2:30 pm

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Gallery (first floor, in front of the Wall of Wonder)
Wolfe Street Building