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IPPF collaborates with UNAIDS and The PACT to implement ACT!2030 (formerly ACT!2015), a youth-led social action initiative which engages young people in 12 countries with advocacy and accountability around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other SRHR agreements/frameworks.
The IPPF family mourns the passing of Edford Mutuma, the former Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ). Edford was recognised as an advocate and leader in the field of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) both at national and international level.
The Association pour la Promotion de la Famille Haitienne (PROFAMIL)
The Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) was created in 1972. Then, it was dedicated to the promotion of family planning services. Over the years, it has evolved into a major service provider and advocacy body, with significant input into government policy on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues.
At the London Family Planning (FP) Summit 2012, the government of Zambia committed to achieve the following by 2020 (known as the
• INCREASE the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) for modern FP from 32.7% to 58%
• DOUBLE the governmental budget allocation for FP commodities
• ADDRESS policy barriers to increase access to FP for under-served communities
• INITIATE dialogue on FP with religious and traditional leaders to improve attitudes towards FP, dispel myths and help generate demand