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Grant Shapps visits Malawi
01 Jul 2015 | Centres

UK Minister sees community impact of family planning on visit to...

Last week, our team in Malawi welcomed the UK’s Minister of State for International Development, the Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps, to a Banja la Mtsogolo (BLM) centre in Lilongwe. Impressed by the impact its family planning programme has in the local community, he pledged DFID'...

The visit gave Shapps the opportunity to become more familiar with BLM’s family planning programme - a programme which the UK has been co-supporting for many years and which was providing contraception for almost one million people in 2014.

Our country director in Malawi, Nicky Matthews, welcomed Shapps upon arrival at Area 25 Clinic and gave him an overview of BLM before introducing him to the team, who took him through the centre, giving a walkthrough of the usual client experience.

Shapps was eager to understand how the...

Last week, our team in Malawi welcomed the UK’s Minister of State for International Development, the Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps, to a Banja la Mtsogolo (BLM) centre in Lilongwe. Impressed by the impact its family planning programme has in the local community, he pledged DFID's continued support.

UK Minister sees community impact of family planning on visit to Malawi

28 Apr 2015 | Centres

Nepal earthquake: update on team members and services

The following information has been gathered via contact with team members in Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal, following...

Nepal earthquake: update on team members and services

Dr Frimpong
27 Mar 2015 | Family planning

Tribute to Dr Frimpong: a pioneering supporter in Ghana

Dr Fred Gbagbo, Director of Medical Services for our Ghana programme, pays tribute to their pioneering supporter, Dr...

Tribute to Dr Frimpong: a pioneering supporter in Ghana

13 Mar 2015 | Centres

Dawn Purvis honoured at the UK Sexual Health Awards

Marie Stopes Northern Ireland’s programme director Dawn Purvis has been named Sexual Health Professional of the Year.

Dawn Purvis honoured at the UK Sexual Health Awards

Tim Black, Zimbabwe
07 Jan 2015 | Family planning

Honouring our founder's birthday: A call to advance family...

To mark the birthday of our founder, Tim Black, CBE, who recently passed away, we look back on a recent...

Honouring our founder's birthday: A call to advance family planning

Dawn Purvis
17 Oct 2014 | Centres

Hopes for the women of Northern Ireland

As Marie Stopes Northern Ireland prepares to mark its second anniversary, Programme Director Dawn Purvis sends a message of thanks to...

Hopes for the women of Northern Ireland

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...

DFID Minister hails “impressive setup” in Myanmar

Outreach in Papua New Guinea
03 Jun 2014 | Maternal health

Family planning: Why it’s time we face up to the future

Where we work in Papua New Guinea everyone knows a woman who has died in childbirth. Availability and knowledge of...

Family planning: Why it’s time we face up to the future

17 Oct 2013 | Centres

Marie Stopes Northern Ireland marks milestone in sexual and...

Today, we are marking a milestone in sexual and reproductive health with the first anniversary of...

Marie Stopes Northern Ireland marks milestone in sexual and reproductive health

Reaching the under-served
08 Jul 2013 | Family planning

Our impact in 2012

Today sees the release of our 2012 Global Impact Report, in which we examine the overall impact of our family planning and safe abortion services in 2012.

Our impact in 2012

outreach in Afghanistan
15 Mar 2013 | Family planning

Finnish government doubles funding for Marie Stopes International...

With one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the world, Afghanistan remains among the most...

Finnish government doubles funding for Marie Stopes International Afghanistan

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