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.

SIFPO 2: Supporting voluntary family planning and Zika prevention in countries affected by Zika

The USAID funded SIFPO2 project is supporting four IPPF Member Associations to scale up their response to Zika in: Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and El Salvador.
Study shows that laws act as barrier to young people getting sexual and reproductive health services. New research published today highlights how the law in different countries often restricts young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services. A series ...
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The prohibition of abortion in El Salvador is an example of a direct legal barrier to SRH access. However many of the barriers are indirect, resulting from: conflicting interpretations and perceptions of the law relating to age of consent, parental ...
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The Central American nation of El Salvador is the most densely populated country in the Americas. With the collapse of international coffee prices, the economic situation has worsened in some rural areas, with particular pressures on young people. ADS, our ...