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Myanmar DFID Visit
28 Aug 2014 | Centres

DFID Minister hails “impressive setup” in Myanmar

This week, Marie Stopes International Myanmar was delighted to host a visit from the UK’s Minister of State for International Development, the Rt. Hon. Desmond Swayne.

Mr Swayne was accompanied by the head of DFID in Myanmar and local journalists, who were given an overview of MSI Myanmar’s work and a tour of our Shwe Pyi Thar centre by Country Director, Dr. Sid Naing.

Mr Swayne was introduced to the services available at the centre and shown how they link up with government facilities. He also heard about the communities that the centre serves, the impact of its services and how the team maintain service quality.

The Minister showed a particular interest in the economic status of...

This week, Marie Stopes International Myanmar was delighted to host a visit from the UK’s Minister of State for International Development, the Rt. Hon. Desmond Swayne.

DFID Minister hails “impressive setup” in Myanmar

26 Aug 2014 | Maternal health

INTERVIEW: Balancing everyday services with emergency response

Over 1,400 people have died from the Ebola virus, and those of us working in West Africa know that balancing the...

INTERVIEW: Balancing everyday services with emergency response

Unsafe abortion
18 Aug 2014 | Safe abortion and post-abortion care

VIDEO: The reality of "unsafe" abortion

Did you know that every year nearly 22 million unsafe abortions take place around the world? That's 22 million times that...

VIDEO: The reality of "unsafe" abortion

Unsafe abortion
18 Aug 2014 | Safe abortion and post-abortion care

COMMENT: The truth about “unsafe” abortion

Maybe the truth’s just too much for people. That’s what I think sometimes, when the pain and anger subsides. There are times when...

COMMENT: The truth about “unsafe” abortion

South Sudanese woman with baby
08 Aug 2014 | Family planning

Life-saving services in South Sudan

It is estimated that South Sudan has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the world. So while political unrest continues, our...

Life-saving services in South Sudan

HRH, the Crown Princess of Denmark, meets clients at Marie Stopes International clinic in Yangon, Myanmar
13 Jan 2014 | Maternal health

Denmark's Crown Princess sees life-changing work in Myanmar

We were delighted to welcome HRH the Crown Princess of Denmark, Mary, and the Danish Minister for Development Co...

Denmark's Crown Princess sees life-changing work in Myanmar

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

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