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.

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services.
As the leading sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services provider in Samoa, the Samoa Family Health Association (SFHA) delivers family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) services in Samoa through a permanent clinic in Apia, and a mobile ...