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IFPA Welcomes Recommendations by UN Committee

The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) has said that there was an obligation on the Government to respond to the United Nations Committee on Economic and Social Rights in respect of Ireland’s abortion laws.

Vacancy: Doctor

The IFPA is currently recruiting a doctor with experience in sexual health and family planning. This position is part-time and based primarily in the IFPA's Dublin city centre clinic and in our Tallaght clinic where required. More.

Abortion: State Failing Women’s Right to Health

While Ireland’s abortion laws were questioned by a UN human rights committee yesterday, figures released on 9th June 2015 show that 3,735 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for abortion services in 2014.

IFPA Welcomes Improved Access to Emergency Contraception

The IFPA has welcomed the availability of the most effective emergency contraceptive pill in pharmacies in Ireland from 1st May 2015. The emergency contraception ellaOne is now directly available from pharmacies without a medical prescription.

Certificate in Contraception for Nurses & Midwives

The IFPA's next Certificate in Contraception for Nurses and Midwives takes place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October 2015.

One Day Sexual Health Training

The IFPA's next one-day sexual health training takes place on Thursday 17th September 2015.

Launch of factsheets by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan

The All Party Oireachtas Interest Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Development, of which the IFPA is the Secretariat, has developed a set of factsheets on the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights for the post-2015 global development agenda — the Sustainabl

Irish Family Planning Association Calls on all Parties to Commit to Repeal of Art 40.3.3

The IFPA, as Ireland's leading provider of pregnancy counselling, has called on all political parties to commit to repeal Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution to allow for legal abortion services in Ireland.

Had Unprotected Sex? What Next...

Had Unprotected Sex? What Next... is a new infographic from the IFPA for young people who may have had unprotected sex.

Women Urged to 'Share the Wisdom’ about Cervical Screening

Women are being urged to ‘share the wisdom’ with their female loved ones that regular smear tests can prevent cervical cancer.


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