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Kiribati

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Climate crisis, displacement, and sexual health – what are the links?

As the rate of climate emergencies continues to increase globally, the impact on healthcare and human rights will be severe.
A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

Hepatitis illustration

03 September 2021

Hepatitis can be caused by drinking alcohol or through viral infections which and can be transmitted through sexual activity. There are various types of hepatitis, but only hepatitis A, B, and C can be transmitted through unprotected sexual activity.

Hepatitis illustration

03 September 2021

Hepatitis can be caused by drinking alcohol or through viral infections which and can be transmitted through sexual activity. There are various types of hepatitis, but only hepatitis A, B, and C can be transmitted through unprotected sexual activity.

Chlamydia illustration

02 September 2021

Chlamydia is a common bacterial infection, and anyone who is sexually active can catch it. It is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Chlamydia illustration

02 September 2021

Chlamydia is a common bacterial infection, and anyone who is sexually active can catch it. It is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Gonorrhoea illustration

02 September 2021

Gonorrhoea is a common bacterial infection. Anyone who is sexually active can catch gonorrhoea. Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoea that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Gonorrhoea illustration

02 September 2021

Gonorrhoea is a common bacterial infection. Anyone who is sexually active can catch gonorrhoea. Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoea that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Genital herpes illustration

02 September 2021

Genital herpes is a very common virus that can stay in the body for life, but it usually doesn’t lead to serious health problems. It is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). There are two types, HSV-1 and HSV-2 and both can infect the genital and anal area and also the mouth and nose (cold sores).

Genital herpes illustration

02 September 2021

Genital herpes is a very common virus that can stay in the body for life, but it usually doesn’t lead to serious health problems. It is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). There are two types, HSV-1 and HSV-2 and both can infect the genital and anal area and also the mouth and nose (cold sores).

Trichomoniasis illustration

02 September 2021

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and infects the vagina and urethra.

Trichomoniasis illustration

02 September 2021

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and infects the vagina and urethra.

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

Hepatitis illustration

03 September 2021

Hepatitis can be caused by drinking alcohol or through viral infections which and can be transmitted through sexual activity. There are various types of hepatitis, but only hepatitis A, B, and C can be transmitted through unprotected sexual activity.

Hepatitis illustration

03 September 2021

Hepatitis can be caused by drinking alcohol or through viral infections which and can be transmitted through sexual activity. There are various types of hepatitis, but only hepatitis A, B, and C can be transmitted through unprotected sexual activity.

Chlamydia illustration

02 September 2021

Chlamydia is a common bacterial infection, and anyone who is sexually active can catch it. It is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Chlamydia illustration

02 September 2021

Chlamydia is a common bacterial infection, and anyone who is sexually active can catch it. It is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Gonorrhoea illustration

02 September 2021

Gonorrhoea is a common bacterial infection. Anyone who is sexually active can catch gonorrhoea. Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoea that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Gonorrhoea illustration

02 September 2021

Gonorrhoea is a common bacterial infection. Anyone who is sexually active can catch gonorrhoea. Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoea that is found in semen and vaginal fluid of people who have the infection.

Genital herpes illustration

02 September 2021

Genital herpes is a very common virus that can stay in the body for life, but it usually doesn’t lead to serious health problems. It is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). There are two types, HSV-1 and HSV-2 and both can infect the genital and anal area and also the mouth and nose (cold sores).

Genital herpes illustration

02 September 2021

Genital herpes is a very common virus that can stay in the body for life, but it usually doesn’t lead to serious health problems. It is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). There are two types, HSV-1 and HSV-2 and both can infect the genital and anal area and also the mouth and nose (cold sores).

Trichomoniasis illustration

02 September 2021

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and infects the vagina and urethra.

Trichomoniasis illustration

02 September 2021

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a tiny parasite called trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and infects the vagina and urethra.