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DLC Toolkit
March 13, 2018
The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act has a provision for a District Level Committee that approves a private facility to offer abortion services. The composition, tenure and roles, and responsibilities of the DLC are defined in the MTP Rules. IDF developed this toolkit to provide information for implementing authori...Read More
November 21, 2017
Type: Updates
The Ninth Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) in Vietnam, Nov 27-30, 2017   Satellite Session:   From Policy to Action: Expanding Health Worker Roles for Comprehensive Abortion Care In India November 28, 2017 Time: 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm Venue: Room M4, Quang Ninh Ex...Read More
Policy brief: The POCSO Act and The MTP Act: Key Information for Medical Providers
October 26, 2017
Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) in close collaboration with the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology (CHELT), Jindal Global Law School developed a policy brief titled, ‘The POCSO Act and the MTP Act: Key Information for Medical Providers’. This policy brief aims to provide clarity on the provision...Read More
October 24, 2017
Type: Updates
The International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health: Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now has been held from 27-29 October 2017, hosted by MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA) and Consortium Partners (Pathfinder International, Population...Read More
IDF is one of India's Best NGOs to Work For
October 6, 2017
Type: Updates
Great Place to Work Institute, the global management consulting and research firm, has identified the 10 best non-government organizations (NGOs) in India that offer the best environment to work in from among 26 participating organizations.   The average employee strength of these NGOs was around 466, with women ...Read More
Bringing Women's Health on the CSR Agenda – A stakeholder dialogue by IDF
September 26, 2017
Ipas Development Foundation, with technical assistance from PwC India held a stakeholder dialogue in July 2017. The primary objective of the dialogue was to emphasize the importance of including women’s health, especially reproductive health issues, into the CSR agenda. This report briefly presents the proceeding...Read More
Young champions of family planning
September 12, 2017
Type: Updates
120 Under 40 recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide; it is led by the Gates Institute with support from Bayer. Over the course of this multi-year project, 120 young family planning champions will be chosen, 40 in each of the three project years.   Ga...Read More
Mission Parivar Vikas in Madhya Pradesh
August 30, 2017
Type: Updates
Under the aegis of Mission Parivar Vikas, and with technical assistance from IDF, the government of Madhya Pradesh launched two new contraceptives in the public sector at a state-level meeting on 29th August 2017.   The contraceptives - injectable hormone, Antara programme; and weekly oral contraceptive pills, Ch...Read More
Integrating CAC and PAFP: Experience Sharing Workshop
June 8, 2017
Type: Updates
Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) brought together participants from seven states to share their experiences regarding their respective CAC programs at the "Integrating CAC and PAFP: experience sharing workshop," in Chennai, on June 8 and 9. Participants, including comprehensive abortion care (CAC), and family plannin...Read More
An exploration of the socio-economic profile of women and costs of receiving abortion services at public health facilities of Madhya Pradesh, India
April 6, 2017
Background: Maternal mortality, which primarily burdens developing countries, reflects the greatest health divide between rich and poor. This is especially pronounced for access to safe abortion services which alone avert 1 of every 10 maternal deaths in India. Primarily due to confidentiality concerns, poor women in I...Read More
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