Family Planning Association of Hong Kong
The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) was 1 of the 8 founding Member Associations of IPPF. It was established in 1950 and has a distinguished history as one of the foremost proponents of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and the belief that good family planning is an essential component in the health and well-being both of the individual and society as a whole.
FPAHK works through 16 service points, including 9 permanent clinics, 1 mobile facility and 7 community-based distributors/community-based services (CBDs/CBSs). Its services include contraception, abortion, pre-marital and pre-pregnancy check-up, cervical cancer screening, STI and HIV-based work and treatment/consultation on subfertility, menopause, and erectile dysfunction. The organization also offers counselling to young people and couples with emotional or relationship issues.
The Member Association also provides family life and sexuality education to students and training to parents, teachers and related professionals. It conducts clinical and sociological research in areas pertaining to fertility regulation and population. It raises public awareness of the importance of SRH through various mass media channels and campaigns.
Its 7 Women’s Clubs collaborate with key community partners to promote healthy, happy and harmonious families at the grassroots level. It advocates and contributes to government health policy in areas such as HIV and AIDS.