This video shows a step by step guide for women who have chosen to use subcutaneous DMPA-SC/Self Injection in the context of informed choice counseling. DMPA-SC/SI is a lower-dose, easy-to-use injectable contraceptive that is administered every three months. The product’s user-friendly design means that any trained person can administer it, including community health workers, pharmacists, and even women themselves.
Despite the novel COVID-19 pandemic that has disrupted health service delivery and caused backdrop for businesses in the past months, the RASuDiN Project continued to demonstrate the feasibility of expanding access to Family Planning (FP) method uptake, increasing self-care among women of reproductive age (WRA) and improving continuation rate of DMPA-SC/SI. ARFH RASuDiN project under […]
RASuDiN Policy Briefs: Empowering Women for a Healthier Future in Anambra, Enugu, Delta, Oyo, Lagos, Kwara, Niger, Plateau, Ogun and Rivers States
The Resilient & Accelerated Scale-up of DMPA-SC/Self-injection in Nigeria (RASuDiN) project aims to increase use, acceptance, availability, and accessibility of DMPA-SC, expanding the family planning method mix for women of reproductive age in Nigeria. The project is led by Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) in partnership with the Centre for Communication and Social […]
ARFH UNFPA Supported DMPA-SC Project conducts outreaches to 3 LGAs in Gombe State Community members in Kaltungo, Funakaye & Yamaltu Deba LGA of Gombe State were the happy recipients of a 2days community outreach under the ARFH UNFPA supported DMPA-SC project. The purpose of the outreach was to sensitize the community members (male & female […]
National Advocates for Health pay advocacy visit to the DG, Nigeria Governors Forum Members of the National Advocates for Health (N4H) call on the government of Nigeria to prioritize adequate funding and development of the health and education sector. The group made the call during an advocacy visit to the Director General, Nigeria Governors Forum, […]
Pathfinder International pays courtesy visit to ARFH on a family planning learning visit to Nigeria The Association for Reproductive and Family Health was delighted to receive staffs of Pathfinder International from India and Nigeria at our Abuja office on Thursday, June 27, 2019. The visit was in recognition of the innovative approaches adopted by ARFH […]
We were at the official launch & dissemination of Reproductive Health and Maternal Health policy documents by the Hon. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole held in Abuja, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The strategic documents and policies were launched to improve maternal health outcomes of women and girls in Nigeria in line with the […]
PHOTO: ARFH President Prof. O.A Ladipo at the Expanding family planning choices project meeting organised by Jhpiego and FMOH to share results of implant removal landscape assessment and address challenges.
The Nigeria Family Planning Conference is a biennial conference organized by the Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (MOH) and other stakeholders to showcase the milestones achieved so far with regards to Family Planning in Nigeria. The 5th edition of the conference which held in […]
ARFH Founders receive Lifetime Achievement Award at International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) 2018
The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) took place in Kigali, Rwanda from 12th – 15th November, 2018. According to the conference core organization group, the theme for ICFP 2018 “Investing for a Lifetime of Returns” speaks to the various returns on investment family planning provides, from education and empowerment to economic growth and environmental […]