Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa

Reporting Organization:International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 4,000,000
Timeframe: January 4, 2018 - March 31, 2021
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Skye Beare
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Mali - $ 760,000.00 (19.00%)

Malawi - $ 720,000.00 (18.00%)

Colombia - $ 640,000.00 (16.00%)

Dominican Republic (the) - $ 400,000.00 (10.00%)

Guatemala - $ 280,000.00 (7.00%)

Region - Total Budget Allocation

Sub-Saharan Africa - $ 480,000.00 (12.00%)

Central America - $ 360,000.00 (9.00%)

South America - $ 360,000.00 (9.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Adolescent Health (33.34 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (33.33 %)

Sexual Health & Rights (33.33 %)

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This initiative seeks to improve the SRHR of poor, socially exclusded and underserved people, especially women, girls and youth, in Mali, Malawi, Colombia, Dominican Republic and Guatemala. Through this initiative, IPPF ensures the availability and supplly of quality SRH services and information, improve accessibility to under-served, hard-to-reach groups and enhance quality of care through the development of institutional sustainability strategies, the revision and updating of clinical clinical management information systems in clinics, the development of innovative service delivery strategies for focus populations, training of staff members in the provision of quality and rights-baesd SRH services, training of civil society on advocacy, the development of advocacy strategies and other key strategies.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, girls Children, boys Under-5 children Newborns Older adults, women Older adults, men
Descriptors: Rural Refugees Internally displaced people (IDP) Persons with disabilities Local minority groups Indigenous populations
Total Direct Population: 204,805
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1046 Participants in advocacy trainings
1489 Events held to raise community engagement with SRHR
1696000 SRH services provided
2459 Staff members trained
31 Advocacy wins
374 Meetings held with public officials and other decision makers
92372 Communications materials produced
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved access to quality, integrated sexual and reproductive health services and information for poor, socially-excluded and /or under-served people, especially women, girls and youth; and (2) increased commitment by governments to provide quality sexual and reproductive health services and information, particularly for poor, socially excluded and/or underserved people, especially women, girls and youth.

1,593,809 unintended pregnancies averted in areas of intervention. 15,418 maternal DALYs averted in areas of intervention.
10,504,234 SRH services provided
16 successful policy initiative changes in support of SRH.

Achieved Results



SRHR-related Indicators
  • # of advocacy and public engagement activities completed which are focused on SRHR
  • # of health care service providers trained in SRHR services
  • # of national laws, policies and strategies relating to SRHR implemented or strengthened
  • # of women and girls (age) provided with access to sexual and reproductive health services, including modern methods of contraception
MNCH-related indicators
  • # of health facilities equipped with maternal and newborn child health, or sexual and reproductive health equipment
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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