Marie Stopes
Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Afghanistan + 1 other
Finnish government doubles funding for Marie Stopes International Afghanistan

With one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the world, Afghanistan remains among the most unsafe places to be a pregnant woman. The stakes are high. Here the average woman has six to seven children and a one in 11 chance of dying in childbirth.

The Afghan government is firmly committed to turning this situation around and we are working hard to help them. They need our support to bring sexual and reproductive healthcare to women. And we in turn need donors' support to build capacity and to deliver services.

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World + 2 others
Myanmar, UK and UNFPA Reiterate Commitment to Support Family Planning

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, 11 July 2012 — The Government of the Republic of Myanmar increased the budget for health and the Department of Health created a budget line for contraceptives to improve the health of mothers and children, and the United Kingdom and other donors will provide new funding to accelerate achievement of health MDGs, officials announced today at a press conference marking the London Summit on Family Planning.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Dutch award to strengthen private sector in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 27th April 2012: Our programme in Ethiopia is delighted to have been awarded €13 million by the Dutch government for a project to improve the sexual and reproductive health of Ethiopian women. The project will focus on making a sustainable difference by strengthening the ability of the private sector to deliver services to under-served women across the country.

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Marie Stopes International opens first dedicated reproductive health and safe motherhood clinic in Kabul

Leading global reproductive and sexual health partnership, Marie Stopes International (MSI), is opening the doors of the first dedicated safe motherhood and reproductive health clinic in the Afghanistan capital, Kabul, on 10th August, 2002.
Afghanistan's need for clinics of this type could not be more desperate. The country has the second highest number of maternal deaths in the world, with 1,700 deaths per 100,000 live births, resulting in 16,000 women dying annually from pregnancy-related causes. Such a high maternal mortality rate is completely inconsistent with neighbouring

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Finance Director - Kenya

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2014 Marie Stopes International

About us

Marie Stopes Kenya has been established for over 30 years. We provide a wide range of high quality, affordable and client centred reproductive health services and information to men, women and young people throughout Kenya.

Affiliated to Marie Stopes international, we are their most established programme, with 23 clinics, 14 outreach teams, 300 social franchises, employing over 260 people and a $14m budget. We are investing to improve our systems, having recently launched SUN 6.

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Country Director - South Sudan

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2014 Marie Stopes International

Based in: Juba, South Sudan

Salary: Competitive salary and relocation package

About the role

Marie Stopes International are recruiting a Country Director for our South Sudan Programme. Based in Juba, the Country Director will be MSI's senior representative in the country, working closely with governments, donors and other key stakeholders to overcome barriers that prevent women and men from accessing safe, affordable, reliable family planning and other sexual and reproductive health services.