Mexfam, IPPF member association in Mexico, continued to provide free healthcare during and after the humanitarian crisis caused by record-breaking earthquakes in September 2017, despite many members of staff losing their homes and even family members.
The aim of the She Decides Conference was to increase commitments from leading governments around the world, so that organizations like IPPF can continue to provide the critical access life-saving services that millions of women need.
Even before Cyclone Winston, there was very little knowledge about contraception and sexually transmitted infections in Fiji. IPPF health professionals are now providing the affected population with counselling and advice on family planning and sexual health.
For many mothers in Fiji, the IPPF outreach established after the Cyclone Winston were the first place where they heard about family planning. They can now decide how many children they want. Read more stories
When Cyclone Winston hit Fiji, the government was not prepared to ensure sexual, reproductive and maternal health care to the affected population. IPPF staff stepped in to support young people, pregnant women, new mothers. Meet these heroes and their clients