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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Shodunke Mary, 53, has been a midwife from the Local Government Area Council for seven years in Nigeria. Now she is working with PPFN providing family planning counselling and a range of integrated sexual and reproductive health services. In addition, ...
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"As a child I loved the medical profession so much. The uniforms of the health workers always caught my eyes. And I knew one day, I would be wearing one of those uniforms serving my community.” Latifat Balogun explains how ...
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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 ...
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IPPF's Member Association in Nigeria, the Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) , piloted a successful project over 9 months around family planning. It had a specific focus on accessing people who would not ordinarily be reached through services and ...
“ Immediately after my child was born, I found the market family planning booth to receive free services. The services are right in my community and taking family planning has been a good experience. Things have changed in my life ...
The kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Nigeria has been condemned by most people and organizations and we urge their release. This event represents not just an assault on the girls and their families but also the way women ...