Publish your ICFP research with Gates Open Research
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is collaborating with the International Conference on Family Planning to provide a free, open access publishing venue for all ICFP presenters, regardless of funding, to publish related ICFP research.
Hosted on a dedicated Gateway on Gates Open Research, all papers are underpinned by the innovative Gates Open Research publishing model.
Gates Open Research is an open research publishing Platform for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grantees. Researchers can publish any results they think are worth sharing, from traditional Research Articles to data and software tool information.
The Platform offers rapid publication, transparent peer review, comprehensive in-house editorial guidance, and indexation in databases such as PubMed and Scopus.
Why should I publish my ICFP research with Gates Open Research?
All research is published freely and openly, including any data used within research, to ensure maximum transparency, reproducibility, and collaboration
Peer review is conducted post-publication to ensure new research findings can be shared without delay
Peer review is conducted openly, including reviewer names, institutions, and comments, to ensure full transparency and enable others to build upon expert guidance
Authors, not editors, choose what they would like to publish, and authors lead the peer review process
All research outputs can be published, from traditional Research Articles to software and data information, and all results are welcomed, including negative or null results and reanalyses of previous studies with new results
Free English language editing for ICFP research
We are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative to fund English language editing for papers that are accepted for publication on the ICFP Gateway.
Using experts in subject-relevant editing to ensure papers meet international standards of scholarly English and are free of grammatical, spelling, and other common language errors, the editing service will be facilitated by the Gates Open Research editorial team as part of the publication process.
Discover research already published on the ICFP Gateway
National ownership of family planning: What do FP2020 commitments have to do with it?
In 2020, we reached a family planning (FP) temporal milestone. This paper seeks to understand the political economy of commitments and normative best practice within FP national programs, contributing to “stock taking” of change objectives for national ownership and domestic financing of FP programs post FP2020.
Abortion knowledge and experiences among young women and men in Accra, Ghana
Despite the presence of legal abortion services in Ghana, unsafe abortion remains common, particularly among young women. Little is understood about what young people know about safe and legal abortion, and if and how they are utilizing it.
Potential for Improving Intrauterine Device (IUD) Service Delivery Quality: Results from a Secondary Data Analysis
To accelerate progress toward Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) goals, the government of India focused on improving the quality of intrauterine device (IUD) services. This study sought to assess whether EAISI-trained providers offer higher quality IUD services than non-EAISI-trained providers, as indicated by a reduction in confirmed IUD complications.