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Injectable contraceptives are an increasingly popular method of family planning. They are safe, discrete, highly effective, and generally last for several months.
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 ...
Uganda has one of the highest fertility rates in the world, and as a result, it also has one of the most youthful populations - more than half of Ugandans are under the age of 15. Approximately, 755,000 unintended pregnancies occur annually out of which 297,000 result in unsafe abortions. We are working hard on the ground to tackle these issues. Our Member takes the approach of offering people as many services as possible to get all health needs met in the same place.
IPPF & UN Women are implementing a joint project to address HIV vulnerability among adolescent girls and young women by engaging and empowering them.
The Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed the long awaited National Population Council bill last week as a sign of commitment to increase support for family planning and reproductive health issues in the country. International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Member ...
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This IPPF Japan Trust Fund project provided an opportunity for staff in our Ugandan Member Association to enhance the capacity in areas such as conducting needs assessment surveys, documenting and reporting, and monitoring and evaluation. It has also enabled staff ...
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This roadmap shows how one IPPF Member Association used its expertise, partners and influence to mobilize government funds for reproductive health supplies.
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This brief summarizes a number of projects implemented in Africa to address the alarmingly high HIV infection rates in this region. Driven by the specific needs of each country, the projects funded by the Japan Trust Fund focused on three ...
This is just one small example of IPPF's advocacy success. The World Bank allocated $20 million over 5 years, out of a $135 million loan. This is for the supply of reproductive health commodities such as condoms, contraceptive pills and ...