Delivering sexual and reproductive health to young people
Young people under the age of 25 account for 43% of the world’s seven billion people. Young people experience high rates of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancies, and maternal morbidity and mortality.
17 Dec 2013
Financial Statements 2012

The Board of Trustees presents its report and the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2012.

01 Dec 2013

In rural sub-Saharan Africa, the provision of analgesics during tubal ligation procedures can be expensive, subject to frequent stock-outs, and associated with potential side effects. 

08 Nov 2013
Task sharing: Safety and acceptability of tubal ligation provision by trained clinical officers in rural Uganda

Marie Stopes International successfully provides and increases access to long-acting reversible contraceptives and permanent methods of family planning through task sharing to lower level providers in Uganda and in other country programmes. Task sharing is now widely acknowledged as a key strategy for addressing the critical shortage of health providers that affects healthcare in many low income and rural areas.


08 Nov 2013
Expanding long-acting and permanent contraceptive use in sub-Saharan Africa to meet FP2020 goals

There is a vast unmet contraceptive need in sub-Saharan Africa, a region that has a high fertility rate coupled with a desire among women to space and limit their number of births. 

08 Nov 2013
Task sharing factsheet

Task sharing is the process of enabling lay and mid-level healthcare professionals – such as nurses, midwives, clinical officers and community health workers – to provide clinical tasks and procedures safely that would otherwise be restricted to higher level cadres. It can be a vital strategy in overcoming the shortage of doctors in many countries.

29 Oct 2013