FPAB envisages a world without stigma and discrimination where choice are fully respected

Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB) was established in 1953 under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Dr. Humayra Sayed – a renowned social worker.

Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB) was established in 1953 under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Dr. Humayra Sayed – a renowned social worker. FPAB is an affiliated member of International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), pioneered family planning movement in the country. It is an oldest and the largest non-governmental organization (NGO) of its kind aiming to improve the quality of life of the underprivileged section of the society.

With the span of more than 68 years of its emergence, FPAB has made a significant achievement in creating awareness among the eligible couples about family planning and annually contributes 4.5% of the total national family planning performance. In conformity with the local and national needs, FPAB shifted its thrust from lone family planning interventions to the holistic approach of reproductive health in mid-80’s of the last century. Instead of targeting fertile couples, interventions of FPAB involve men and women of all ages with special focus on the disadvantaged segment of the population. FPAB provides its services in government demarcated areas from 5 types of service delivery points: 24 Static Clinics, 75 Mobile Clinics, 72 Women’s Club, 21 adolescent-friendly SRH centers and 1260 community level heath workers. Annually FPAB serves about 5 million clients (among them 53% young people) and generates 7 million service contacts. Services include maternal and child health, Family Planning, HIV, STI/RTI, VIA, and other clinical services for all. PFAB is enriched with modern state of art diagnostic services with every static clinic. Besides, providing adolescent friendly sexual and reproductive health services it has working relations with relevant educational institutions for delivering Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as well.

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