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The most powerful storm to hit the Atlantic in 50 years has struck Haiti. The death toll continues to rise. More than 350,000 people are in need of emergency assistance including critical sexual and reproductive health services.
The Association pour la Promotion de la Famille Haitienne (PROFAMIL)
The Solomon Islands Planned Parenthood Association is dedicated to supporting access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information, education and services. Adopting an integrated approach that encompasses service delivery, advocating to political and religious leaders and targeted educational campaigns, SIPPA has managed to achieve tangible results.
SPRINT is working in six countries in the East & South East Asia and Oceania Region. These include Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste.
These countries have very diverse profiles and have different levels of governance capacities both at the national and provincial levels.
“Immediately after my child was born, I found the market family planning booth to receive free services. The services are right in my community and taking family planning has been a good experience. Things have changed in my life because I can now save money and do other things. I tell my friends they must take their family planning!” - Marie Kamara, 35, Liberia
You’re pregnant, living at home, expecting to give birth in a few weeks’ time with the assistance of staff at your local clinic.
But then disaster strikes. It could be a typhoon, or a tsunami. Perhaps it’s the arrival in your area of armed groups who threaten your safety and that of your family.
You flee and then find yourself in a makeshift camp where nothing is certain anymore.
Bad enough you’ve left everything you own behind. Bad enough you no longer feel safe - you can’t lock a tent door.
The Government of Solomon Islands agreed to cooperate with International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) this week to advance the work on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) across its provinces. The Prime Minister announced its commitment to improve SRHR for all by 2020 and a partnership role with IPPF.
A new level of partnership was launched by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today at Women Deliver. It will bring a significant boost in investment to family planning services in 13 countries focusing on vulnerable groups, particularly in areas affected by natural disasters and conflict,