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Telemedicine partnership in Myanmar
25 Jul 2014 | Family planning

Harnessing technology to reach the underserved

A mobile health partnership is set to improve maternal and child healthcare in Myanmar.

Two thirds of the Myanmar population live in remote areas where access to trained health workers and accurate medical information can be extremely hard to come by.

To help address this, Marie Stopes International Myanmar and mobile operator Telenor have signed an agreement to launch mobile health services (mHealth) giving expectant and new mothers vital advice on birth spacing, child and reproductive healthcare. 

The advice will be available via text and voice activated...

A mobile health partnership is set to improve maternal and child healthcare in Myanmar.

Harnessing technology to reach the underserved

Best NGO in family health award
23 Jul 2014 | Family planning

State recognition for Marie Stopes India

Marie Stopes India has been named Best NGO in Rajasthan working in family welfare - for the fourth year in a row.

State recognition for Marie Stopes India

Students in Papua New Guinea
18 Jul 2014 | Family planning

“Young life should be enjoyable”

Young people in PNG tell us why sexual and reproductive health matters to them.

“Young life should be enjoyable”

Young women in Ghana
07 Jul 2014 | Maternal health

COMMENT: As World Cup excitement reaches fever pitch, there's...

World Cup fever has had everybody gripped, here in Ghana and across the...

COMMENT: As World Cup excitement reaches fever pitch, there's another goal still worth fighting for

The 2014 Uganda Responsible Investment Awards
30 Jun 2014 | Maternal health

Marie Stopes Uganda named Best Reproductive Health and Family...

Marie Stopes Uganda's contribution to Millennium Development Goals and service to women...

Marie Stopes Uganda named Best Reproductive Health and Family Planning Organisation

Afghan Minister of Public Health unveils symbolic sculpture in Kabul
10 Jan 2014 | Family planning

Putting family planning in the hands of Afghan women

The Afghanistan government reiterated its prioritisation of family planning through the unveiling of a symbolic sculpture in...

Putting family planning in the hands of Afghan women

Marie Stopes International's clinic in Bristol
09 Jan 2014 | HIV / STIs

Why older isn't wiser when it comes to our sex lives

Genevieve Edwards, our UK Director of Communications, shares findings from a recent study which reveals many British...

Why older isn't wiser when it comes to our sex lives

Mona at her home clinic with a client
08 Jan 2014 | Maternal health

'Avon lady'-style business training puts family planning...

Through incorporating business training into our social franchising offer, we&...

'Avon lady'-style business training puts family planning at the heart of the community

Monica outside Marie Stopes Tanzania centre
23 Dec 2013 | Post abortion care

Let’s talk about sex: why education about sex and contraception is...

63% of Tanzanian adolescents who are in a relationship are sexually active, but denied...

Let’s talk about sex: why education about sex and contraception is vital to young women

Flying outreach in South Sudan
13 Dec 2013 | Family planning

Starting from zero: family planning in the newest country in the world

‘Fragile states’ are characterised by poverty and insecurity, but in South Sudan, Marie Stopes...

Starting from zero: family planning in the newest country in the world

Family planning group counselling session in Mali
13 Dec 2013 | Family planning

Mali: delivering for women in the face of crisis

With Mali in the grip of a political crisis and internal conflict, Marie Stopes International Mali has continued to provide...

Mali: delivering for women in the face of crisis

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