Neno district commissioner Hudson Kuphanga has called on players in the family planning services delivery to intensify their services in hard to reach areas in a bid to promote sexual reproductive and health rights among the rural masses.
The Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) says the January Tropical Storm Ana disaster revealed several challenges that hinder women and adolescent girls from accessing family planning services.
Floods survivors who are still in camps in Nsanje say various interventions they have been accessing under Family Planning Association (FPAM) cyclone- ANA response, have been critical in minimizing health effects of the disaster.
Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has provided long and short term sexual reproductive health services to youths of age bracket of 10 to 35 at Kundembo village, Senior Chief Dambe in Neno district.
Organizations that provide sexual reproductive health systems have bemoaned lack of sexual reproductive health services in evacuation camps, saying it will fuel unwanted pregnancies among women and girls.
A UN Joint Programme on Girls Education (UNJPGE) III that Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) is implementing in Mangochi has gained support from communities in hard-to-reach areas, mostly due to its mobile clinic component.
The Family Planning Association of Malawi has trained 39 Community Based Distribution Agents (CBDAs) to take Sexual Reproductive Health services door to door in Chiradzulu district.
Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has engaged traditional leaders in Chikwawa district to popularize family planning in the district.
In a bid to make sexual reproductive health messages reach the youth for a reduction in number of teen pregnancies in Neno district, Family Planning Association of Malawi has revamped its youth arm, Youth Action Movement (YAM) with an aim of making teen pregnancies history in this Covid19 era.