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.

The COVID-19 situation in Brazil has been making global headlines recently. We interviewed Dr Ilana Ambrogi to discover what impact this has had on the delivery of sexual and reproductive healthcare, where inequalities have long-existed.


The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia ...