Contraception

One of our main priorities is to ensure universal access to, and informed use of effective contraception. Millions of people lack the knowledge and information to determine when or whether they have children, and they are unable to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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Share the cake and share our message to global leaders on the crucial importance of sexual health around the world. Only twelve months ago, every government at the United Nations signed up to the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and ...
"I decided to use this clinic because I heard a lot of success stories about it. I trust their judgment that is why I am here.” Taiwo Ogunfayo, a 33-year-old interior decorator, is a client at the Liberty Stadium Clinic ...
SIZE defines many things about Nigeria. Being Africa’s most populous country ensures that plenty of the issues it faces are big. Nigeria’s population is around 188 million, and growing at more than 3% a year. Around a quarter of young ...
For the last 16 years, health worker, Olufemi Fabiyi has gone out to some of the hardest areas to reach in rural parts of Nigeria to give sexual and reproductive health services to some of the world’s poorest people. She’s ...
A petition has been launched calling for the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to tackle a looming global contraceptive crisis which threatens to put the health and well-being of thousands of women at risk. The International Planned Parenthood Federation ...
Under the Evidence project, IPPF is undertaking innovative research on respecting, protecting and promoting human rights in family planning/reproductive health services and ensuring community voices are part of efforts to improve and strengthen family planning programming. The Evidence Project uses ...
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On the ground in Nigeria, one of programme officers explains why outreach is so successful: “The project was a one-stop shop which brought services together. So a woman could have screening for breast and cervical cancer, counselling and have access ...
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Olusula, 40, is a Community Health Extension Worker in Nigeria. "I refer clients through vouchers to the facility of their choice for long acting and reversible contraceptive methods too", she says.
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Monitoring and evaluation officer, Babatunde, is responsible for ensuring the supply of contraceptives for all the IPPF facilities in Nigeria, via an app. "I provided training on the mobile app for the store keepers at the facilities we worked with. ...
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Emiade Kudirat, 24, is a Community Health Extension Worker doing outreach in Nigeria. She specializes in the Sayana Press - a three-month, progestin-only injectable contraceptive favoured for its convenience in administration and portability. One patient, 24-year-old Bukola Polpoola, says she ...