Maternal health

Every day some 830 women die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth. Many more have serious injuries or long-lasting consequences. 

IPPF works around the world to improve maternal health through our clinics and outreach services and by training health workers, improving the availability of essential medicines and strengthening health systems.

Established in 1996, the Namibian Family Planning Association (NAPPA) is dedicated to providing services and assistance to people in need of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care and support. The need is critical: women run a high risk of maternal ...