The Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) says over 2000 clients affected by the devastating effects of Cyclone Freddy have been reached with sexual and reproductive health services in Phalombe district.
Following the aftermath of cyclone Freddy which made landfall on March 13, affecting 15 districts in the southern region, 23-year-old Caroline Chikho from Blantyre's Ndirande township was not spared, adding her to the list of thousands of people, whose sexual reproductive rights were infringed due to the natural disaster.
The Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) says there is a need to invest in interventions targeting the community structures in a bid to counter the existing misinformation on Covid-19 which has impacted negatively on HIV, TB and Malaria programmes.
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.