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.

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Compared to many developing countries, HIV prevalence in Nepal is low. Yet there are deep and complex problems around HIV. Stigma remains a huge problem. People living with HIV say they have faced enormous discrimination, including being ostracized by their ...
Milan Khadka once suffered discrimination within his community when they found out he was living with HIV. He is now a community home-based care mobiliser with Family Planning Association of Nepal. He uses his music to educate the youth about HIV and to confront the stigma around HIV.
After being diagnosed with HIV, Lakshmi received training and information on HIV and has since dedicated her life to supporting people with HIV.
The UN estimates that 150,000 people are trafficked in South Asia each year, the few women and girls that are rescued return home and are diagnosed with HIV.
People diagnosed with HIV are often ostracised from their community and are faced with the threat of violence. Thanks to education classes ran by IPPF's Family Planning of Nepal, communities learn more about HIV and stop discriminating HIV positive people.m their community and are faced with the threat of violence.
Mexico City Policy will have a devastating impact for International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) with its extension far beyond family planning. Restrictions into support for HIV, maternal health and infectious diseases programmes will mean that millions will be denied lifesaving ...

SIFPO2: Family Planning Association of Nepal

USAID’s cooperative agreement with IPPF and FPAN aims to dramatically increase access to voluntary family planning (FP) information, education and services throughout Nepal.
12 May, Bangkok, Thailand: The International Planned Parenthood Federation today renewed its call for donations to help its work in the wake of two devastating earthquakes in Nepal. The second quake which hit Namche Bazar, near Mount Everest earlier on ...
May 06, 2015: New Delhi/ Kathmandu/ London:The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have entered into a partnership to ensure that the need for sexual and reproductive health care of young girls, pregnant women and ...
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This brief summarizes projects implemented in Asia to address growing HIV infection rates in this region. Supported by the Japan Trust Fund, the projects focus on integrating prevention with care and support, working with vulnerable groups, and targeting youth. Includes ...