Established in 1953, The Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka (FPA Sri Lanka) serves as a non-governmental organization (NGO) that explores innovative and challenging processes of family planning in Sri Lanka. They are proud to be one of the most expansive and well known NGO's in the country that focuses on family planning, Sexual and Reproductive Health and welfare.
At FPA Sri Lanka they believe that reproductive health is a fundamental human right of every woman and man throughout her/his life cycle. Therefore they focus on the following key areas pertaining to sexuality and reproductive health:
- To provide adequate information and services
- Training and interventions
- Seeking to improve the acceptability, accessibility and the quality of SRH
- To integrate human rights based and gender sensitive approaches
Through the above focus they work to safe guard and fulfil reproductive health related needs of the people. As an organization they uphold the commitment of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and its aspirations for universal access to sexual and reproductive health services as a significant factor in combating poverty.
They contribute to improve the accessibility of a wide range of sexual and reproductive health services by incorporating the following into their work:
- Family planning and contraception
- Safe Motherhood (including components related to unwanted pregnancies)
- Sexually transmitted infections (including HIV/AIDS)
- SRH information and counselling for adolescents and youth
- Promotion of mental health and provision of counselling
- Sub-fertility treatment and counselling
A country with access to Sexual and Reproductive Health as a right for all.
To advocate Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and provide services whilst maintaining sustainability and volunteerism to improve quality of life for all.
- Service Delivery Points
- Centre for Family Health
- Chinthana Training Centre
- Alokaya Counselling Centre
- Information Centre
- Training Courses
- Their Products
- SRH Tools