HIV and STIs

The majority of HIV infections are sexually transmitted or are associated with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. 

Our work links prevention with treatment, care and support, reduces HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and responds to unique regional and national characteristics of the epidemic.

IPPF Member Association, Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA) will receive support from the Government of Japan to implement a new project in Afghanistan targeting some of the most vulnerable populations who have been severely affected by humanitarian crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Khatol Hamidi has been working as a doctor and counsellor at The Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA) since 2018.
The SPRINT Initiative provides one of the most important aspects of humanitarian assistance that is often forgotten when disaster and conflicts strike: access to essential life-saving sexual and reproductive health services. We build capacity of humanitarian workers to deliver essential ...
The Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA) was established in 1968 and today delivers a comprehensive range of sexual and reproductive health services and programmes. The country has some of the poorest sexual and reproductive health (SRH) statistics in the world ...
The United Nations Development Programme recognizes 11 July as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. The theme of this year's World Population Day is Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies. All humanitarian ...
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The priority countries in South Asia region include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Being disaster prone the region faced many natural disasters in 2014 including landslides in Afghanistan, earthquake and drought in Pakistan, and floods in Bangladesh. Millions of ...
You’re pregnant, living at home, expecting to give birth in a few weeks’ time with the assistance of staff at your local clinic. But then disaster strikes. It could be a typhoon, or a tsunami. Perhaps it’s the arrival in ...
16 year old Adla lives in a small village just outside of Kabul, Afghanistan. Although there are strong memories of war within the community there is also a future of opportunities for brave, young leaders. However, a tough hurdle to ...