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David Mundell visiting one of our clinics in Malawi
29 Feb 2016 | Family planning

Scottish Secretary of State visits our clinic in Malawi

Scottish Secretary of State, David Mundell has commended the collaborative partnership between the Department for International Development (DFID) and Marie Stopes Malawi, known locally as Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM).

On a recent visit to BLM’s Falls Clinic, Mundell said the programme's sexual and reproductive health services were “centred on the people that most need it in Malawi.”

BLM was founded 24 years ago and since then, with support from DFID, it has lead the way in delivering low cost and modern contraception. In 2015 alone Falls Clinic was visited by 12,078 family planning clients.

During his visit, Mundell was shown how BLM operates and how funding from DFID is crucial in helping the programme to run its 30 static...

Scottish Secretary of State, David Mundell has commended the collaborative partnership between the Department for International Development (DFID) and Marie Stopes Malawi, known locally as Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM).

Scottish Secretary of State visits our clinic in Malawi

APPG visit to Sri Lanka
16 Nov 2015 | Family planning

UK Parliamentarians visit Sri Lanka clinic

This month the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Population, Development and Reproductive Health visited our programme in Sri...

UK Parliamentarians visit Sri Lanka clinic

Ratnapura clinic blessing
05 Oct 2015 | Centres

Ratnapura clinic in Sri Lanka re-opens

The Marie Stopes programme in Sri Lanka has re-opened a clinic in the city of Ratnapura, two years after sustained attacks by religious...

Ratnapura clinic in Sri Lanka re-opens

Grant Shapps visits BLM
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....

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

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