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.

African First Ladies have reaffirmed their commitment to work towards the securing, realization and extension of women’s rights as enshrined in the African policies through the State of the African Woman Campaign project. The project is sponsored by the European ...
IPPF Africa Region is concerned about the alleged statement by Tanzanian President HE John Pombe Magufuli. The warning that schoolgirls who have given birth should not be allowed to return to school is contrary to Regional and Global policy commitments ...
The IPPF European Network Regional Director Ms. Caroline Hickson has today paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Director of Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) , Mr. Edward Marienga. FHOK is IPPF’s Member Association in Kenya. Ms. Hickson is on ...
Monday 30 January 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The IPPF Africa Region Director Mr. Lucien Kouakou today paid a visit to the IPPF Member Association in Ethiopia –Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE). During his visit, Mr. Kouakou met with FGAE ...
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The International Conference of Parliamentary Networks on Population and Development was held in Dakar, Senegal in November 2016, with one of the outcomes being the commitment by African Parliamentarians to support the implementation of the four pillars of the African ...
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ENGLISH This Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) brief by IPPF Africa Region aims at providing a friendly overview of the SDGs as they relate to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and their significance in the context of socio-economic development of ...
The Japan Trust Fund for HIV and Reproductive Health is built on the three pillars Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. i.e. Reduce child mortality and improve maternal health by strengthening health systems through use of EMBRACE approach Infectious Diseases: HIV/AIDS, ...
Coulibaly N'tchin Ephrasie is a 25 year-old student from the West African country of Ivory Coast. Ephrasie is deeply passionate about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and is an active member of IPPFAR’s Youth Action Movement (YAM). She ...

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