The historically mixed data and the need to control for confounding required further investigation into the association between use of progestogen‑only injectables and increased risk of HIV acquisition, using a more robust research design. This led to the development of the Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) trial.
To improve the quality and availability of post‑abortion care during a flood, the Innovation Programme supported the University of Leicester to develop and measure the impact of an integrated intervention package, called RHCC.
IPPF’s Strategic Framework (SF) 2016-2022 commits the organisation to lead a locally-owned globally connected movement that provides and enables services, and champions sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all.
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 study, commissioned by IPPF and funded by the IPPF Japan Trust Fund for HIV and Reproductive Health, provides evidence of the challenges to and benefits of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Milan Khadka once suffered discrimination within his community when they found out he was living with HIV. He is now a community home-based care mobiliser with Family Planning Association of Nepal. He uses his music to educate the youth about HIV and to confront the stigma around HIV.
Men's sexual and reproductive health needs are often unfulfilled due to a combination of factors, including a lack of service availability, poor health-seeking behaviour among men, health facilities often not considered "male-friendly".