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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 ...
Ms. Priya Kath, a vibrant Youth Action Movement (YAM) advocate and representative from IPPF’s South Asia Region (IPPF-SARO) recently attended the IPPF Africa Region Volunteerism and Governance workshop from 27 - 29 March 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was ...
IPPF Africa Region Member Associations (MAs) from 15 French-speaking countries recently participated in a three-day Volunteering and Governance workshop in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The meeting was held at the Association Ivoirienne pour le Bien-Etre Familial ( AIBEF ) offices in ...
10 April 2017, Nairobi, Kenya. From 2012 – 2015, IPPF Africa Region implemented a ‘Networks’ project that involved the close collaboration of African journalists and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that have a bias in reproductive health -working together in the ...
Wednesday 8 March, 2017 By Mr. Lucien Kouakou, IPPF Africa Region Director Today, IPPF Africa Region joins the world in marking the International Women’s Day (IWD); a day set aside to celebrate the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of ...
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 7 February 2017, Nairobi, Kenya The IPPF Africa Region Director, Mr. Lucien Kouakou has today launched a kick-off meeting for a new project focusing on women’s rights. The "State of the African Woman” campaign aims to contribute to securing, ...
Cervical cancer is a major public health concern in developing countries. In Africa, an estimated 53,000 women die of the disease annualy, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The IPPF Africa Region Member Association in Uganda -Reproductive Health Uganda ...
February 4th is World Cancer Day, a day marked to enable all individuals, families, communities, groups and organizations to raise awareness about cancer risk factors, preventive measures that one can take, and the need to get screened for early detection, ...
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 ...