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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

An outreach session
21 Jan 2016 | Family planning

Global partners gather to discuss importance of family planning

Marie Stopes International is honoured to be taking part in the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP)...

Global partners gather to discuss importance of family planning

Client Mwema
20 Nov 2015 | Family planning

COMMENT: What does it mean to tell a story?

Powerful, authentic stories are the coveted partner to evidence and data, but are not always easy to find. In 2015, with the generous...

COMMENT: What does it mean to tell a story?

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

Women in Tanzania waiting to receive family planning services
12 Nov 2015 | Family planning

Over 290m of world's poorest women using modern contraception

A new report by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) released Thursday 12th November shows an unprecedented number of...

Over 290m of world's poorest women using modern contraception

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

Burkina Faso cotton producers
22 Apr 2015 | Family planning

Cottoning on to contraception

Cotton producers have emerged as unlikely allies in our efforts to reduce resistance to contraception in Burkina Faso.

Cottoning on to contraception

FP2020
21 Apr 2015 | Family planning

Marie Stopes International extends condolences to our colleagues at...

Valerie DeFillipo’s...

Marie Stopes International extends condolences to our colleagues at Family Planning 2020 at the passing of Founding Executive Director Valerie DeFillipo

Treatment in protective clothing
15 Apr 2015 | Family planning

Getting back to normality after Ebola

The latest World Health Organisation report on Ebola reveals an uncertain and variable situation in Sierra Leone and the West Africa region.

Getting back to normality after Ebola

Yemen update
08 Apr 2015 | Family planning

Update on services in Yemen

Our team are continuing to provide life-changing health services where possible, as aid workers warn of an unfolding humanitarian crisis.

Update on services in Yemen

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

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