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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The study, commissioned by IPPF and funded by the IPPF Japan Trust Fund for HIV and Reproductive Health, provides evidence of the challenges to and benefits of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The Japan Trust Fund (JTF) represents a visionary partnership that began in 2000 between the Government of Japan and IPPF. Together, we invest in programmes that prioritize health equity, gender equality, and human security for all. Traditionally a driving force ...
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 ...
IPPF & UN Women are implementing a joint project to address HIV vulnerability among adolescent girls and young women by engaging and empowering them.
“Addressing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV needs among key populations: People who use drugs - the case of Kenya” took place on Thursday, 27 August 2015. The German BACKUP Initiative in collaboration with IPPF funded a three-year project ...
Integra is a 5-year research initiative in Kenya, Malawi and Swaziland. It aims to reduce HIV infection, HIV-related stigma and unintended pregnancy. IPPF implements the Integra Initiative with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in collaboration with ...
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In Kenya there is a growing generation of young people who are disproportionately affected by HIV. Born before prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programmes had been conceived and before antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes had been scaled up, these adolescents ...
“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 because ...
In the lead up to October's International Day of Rural Women and to celebrate World Contraception day, IPPF reached out to over 200 rural women on 26 September. IPPF's member Association in Kenya, Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK), held a ...
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The project has been particularly successful in reaching young people and women living with HIV in Nakuru district. There is a large unmet need among this group. HIV services, including positive prevention, have now been integrated into existing SRH services ...