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Michelle Grace Phiri is a 21-year-old undergraduate student at the University of Malawi; Chancellor College. She is a member of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) in the Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM). In this article, Michelle talks about her ...
For over 25 years, the world has lived with uncertainty over whether the use of hormonal contraceptives increases HIV risk. This led to the development of the E vidence for C ontraceptive Options and H IV O utcomes (ECHO) trial, ...
Olgah Daphynne Namukuza is a young volunteer with our Member Association in Uganda - Reproductive Health Uganda. She also holds various leadership positions within IPPF; she is the youth representative in the IPPF Africa Region Executive Committee, and is also ...
26-year-old Setsoto Ramatsabane is the immediate past President of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) Lesotho chapter. She joined YAM in 2014. In this article, she talks about her experiences with the youth volunteer programme at the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association ...
Mrs. Phenny Hanssen is the immediate past President of the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), which is IPPF’s Member Association in Lesotho. In this interview with Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama, she shares insights about her motivation for joining LPPA, and some of ...
22-year-old Jyer Steven Magnondo is the President of the *Youth Action Movement (YAM) in IPPF’s Member Association in Congo Brazzaville - Association Congolaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ACBEF) . Jyer is also a 3rd year university student pursuing studies in ...
22-year-old Nthati Thokoa is the National President of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) in IPPF’s Member Association in Lesotho. She is an active volunteer in the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) clinic in Mohale’s Hoek district, which is her home ...
Mr. Boithabiso Sithole is the National Chairperson of the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) . Boithabiso has been a volunteer with LPPA for the last 34 years. In this interview with Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama , he shares insights about his motivation ...
The Central African Republic (CAR) experienced a civil war -a conflict that largely involved the government, rebel groups and armed militia. The peak of this violence -in December 2013, left thousands of people dead, with thousands of women, children and ...
“ Access to sexual reproductive health is not just a right but a necessity for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programs to succeed, especially for the growing number of girls reaching the reproductive age across the continent. There is particularly an ...