Nigeria

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"I feel satisfied as a service provider and as a member of the outreach team."
"As a child I loved the medical profession so much. And I knew one day, I would be wearing one of those uniforms serving my community.”
"How do I feel about my role? I'm excited!" Emiade Kudirat, 24, is a Community Health Extension Worker doing outreach with PPFN for the last 18 months. She specializes in the Sayana Press - a three-month, progestin-only injectable contraceptive favoured ...
"I find this work very interesting. I love to interact with the women in the markets. And I get to work all day with my 10-month-old baby, Bejide, with me!" Olusula, 40, is a Community Health Extension Worker, conducting outreach ...
"We capture the data directly into this app. It maps out what the demand will be and ensures that we never run out of those supplies.”
"We saw changes, broke barriers, removed myths. My joy will be to see this approach rolled out across the country. I am to be helping and empowering women in our rural communities to make informed choices about their health."
Expanding contraceptive choices offers the potential to put power into women’s hands said the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in reaction to the Sayana Press announcement by Pfizer BD, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and CIFF today. IPPF ...
IPPF collaborates with UNAIDS and The PACT to implement ACT!2030 (formerly ACT!2015), a youth-led social action initiative which engages young people in 12 countries with advocacy and accountability around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other SRHR agreements/frameworks. ACT!2030 was ...
Nigeria has Africa’s biggest population. And it’s still growing at 3% a year. A lack of family planning is one reason – many women and girls want contraception – but like millions around the world – can’t get it. But that could be about to change, thanks to a pilot project run by Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN), IPPF’s national member. It’s proving a huge success. This is its story, told by the women whose lives it has changed and the people working to change them.
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"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 ...