Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand
The Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness the Princess Mother (PPAT) is the first non-profit organization and a pioneer in family planning in Thailand. They were officially registered in 1970 and it was their great honour to receive the kind consideration of Her Royal Highness the late Princess Mother in receiving PPAT under her patronage. PPAT is the only agency in Thailand that is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
PPAT is the non-governmental organization and leading learning organization in sexual and reproductive health, which is the foundation of the population’s quality of life for sustainable development.
- Increase access to the targeted population, particularly disadvantaged groups, providing comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information for them to be able to take care of their reproductive health, and make informed decisions to receive reproductive health services.
- Promote and encourage the targeted population to be aware of their sexual and reproductive health and rights, which are entitled to be protected without any discrimination, as well as family planning for quality of life of members of the family, which is a broader meaning than family planning in the old days.
- Prevent and resolve unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortion activities, and promote the status and strengthen the capacity of women and youth in sexual and reproductive health and rights
- Cooperate with government and private sectors to increase access to sexual and reproductive health services and sexual health commodities to promote sexual health that conforms to the needs, way of life and tradition of target group, as well as to promote the prevention and reduce the effect of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV infection.
- Advance cooperation and connect with local and international network organizations, particularly in sub-regions, to implement and promote lifelong learning on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including Comprehensive Sexuality Education, family planning, maternal and child health, STIs and HIV
- Strengthen relationships with women and youth organizations to encourage them to be strong advocates for championing and advocating the rights to sexual and reproductive health services without discrimination.
- Develop and improve the organization of PPAT so that it can reach its maximum effectiveness.See more