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Iran has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 cases in the world. IPPF spoke with Zahra Fathi, Executive Director of Family Health Association Iran, on the impact coronavirus is having on healthcare services, and on society in general.
Our Member Association in Albania has been forced to close most of their static and mobile clinics due to the COVID-19 outbreak. They are running a limited service from clinics in the capital, Tirana. They are now turning to new digital methods to provide care and information to the public.
Before the outbreak of COVID-19, Venezuela was already already in the midst of a humanitarian crisis. With the added strain, the limited healthcare services provided by Asociacion Civil de Planificacion Familiar (PLAFAM), have been forced to stop completely.
IPPF's Member Association in Lebanon - Lebanese Association for Family Health (SALAMA) - serves a large number of Syrian refugees. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, they have had to dramatically scale back their work with vulnerable communities.
To help reduce the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19, it's advised to practice social distancing and self-isolation if you or your partner exhibit symptoms. But what does than mean when it comes to sex? We've put together a short guide on sex and COVID-19, and things you can do to keep yourself as safe as possible.
Healthcare services around the world are adapting to the new challenges that coronavirus (COVID-19) presents. The Moroccan Family Planning Association, an IPPF member, is one of those service providers and we interviewed them to discuss the impact of the pandemic.
We caught up with Ammal Awadallah, Executive Director of the Palestinian Family Planning & Protection Association (PFPPA), on the impact of COVID-19 on vital healthcare services.
Hong Kong was one of the first places hit by the virus bu things are now slowly returning normal. We interview Dr Susan Fan, Executive Director of Family Planning Association of Hong Kong, on the impact of COVID-19 and how they are moving forward.
An interview with Joel Akolly Eklou, Director of Marketing, Communication and Resource Mobilisation at Association Togolaise pour le Bien-Être Familial (ATBEF), on the impact of COVID-19 in Togo.
Access to abortion care in many countries is already severely restricted, but with the recent global pandemic, access to safe abortion care is about to get even more difficult. Safe Abortion Action Fund's Laura Hurley, explores the potential impact on women and girls seeking safe abortion care.