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The Director General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation Visits Sudan

The Sudanese Family Planning Association is one of the most important and active association in the Arab region

Report by: Haffiya Elyas

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is a global healthcare provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all.

Led by a courageous and determined group of women, IPPF was founded in 1952 at the Third International Planned Parenthood Conference. Today, we are a movement of 120 autonomous members with a presence in over 146 countries.

The Director-General of The International Planned Parenthood Federation Dr. Alvaro Bremengo, confirmed that his visit to Sudan aims to identify the reality of the effort exerted by the Family Planning Association and its partners from the government sector and international and local voluntary organizations.

Dr.Alvaro Bermejo, who is visiting the country now a days stated that the invitation of the Sudanese Family Planning Association came to ensure that Sudanese women have the freedom to choose when they give birth, and then to ensure that these newborns receive the necessary health care in order to become active in life.

In his speech, Alvaro made it clear that he would review the association’s work in the camps of the displaced, according to the numbers and statistics, he mentioned that there are many lessons learned from the Sudanese experience.

Alvaro promised that he will reflect his visit to international organizations and donors as an ambassador

For her part, the Regional Director of Family Planning, Dr. Fadwa Bakhda, expressed her gratitude for the Sudanese experience in family planning, calling for the need to guide them to benefit from it as a model , pointing out that the Sudanese Family Planning Association is one of the most important and active associations in the Arab region,

The director of the Sudanese Family Planning Association, Prof Al-Kadro Burhan Al-Kaddour, stated that the association is nearly six decades work as a voluntary, non-governmental association that provides services to women and was recently named reproductive health, whose outlook has changed according to the strategy of the Union to include all families and youth

He pointed out that there are thirteen branches of the association across the states of the country.

Their work is wide-ranging, including comprehensive sex education, provision of contraceptive, safe abortion, and maternal care and responding to humanitarian crises. We pride ourselves on being local through our members and global through our network. At the heart of our mission is the provision of – and advocacy in support of – integrated healthcare to anyone who needs it regardless of race, gender, sex, income, and crucially no matter how remote.

Volunteerism is central to our healthcare delivery. It underpins the vital work of our members and their teams, whether through community outreach and distribution of contraceptive care or the regional Youth Action Movements championing change

IPPF work is wide-ranging, including comprehensive sex education, provision of contraceptive, safe abortion, and maternal care and responding to humanitarian crises. We pride ourselves on being local through our members and global through our network. At the heart of our mission is the provision of – and advocacy in support of – integrated healthcare to anyone who needs it regardless of race, gender, sex, income, and crucially no matter how remote.

Volunteerism is central to our healthcare delivery. It underpins the vital work of our members and their teams, whether through community outreach and distribution of contraceptive care or the regional Youth Action Movements championing change

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