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.

Founded in 1984, the Bahamas Family Planning Association (BFPA) is the only non-governmental organization providing family planning services in the Bahamas. BFPA offers counselling, pap smears, contraceptives, HIV and AIDS counselling and Norplant insertions and removals. The organization works closely ...