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JOICFP – an overview

JOICFP is a Japan-based international NGO active in the field of population, sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning, maternal health and HIV/AIDS, where it works to improve the health status of women, men and young people of the world.

JOICFP was established in 1968 under the auspices of Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health,Labour and Welfare. Since September 2011, JOICFP has been officially under the auspices of Cabinet Office of Japanese Government as Public Interest Foundation based on Japanese national lows. JOICFP was granted the United Nation’s Population Award in 2001. JOICFP has been holding the UN/ECSOC Consultative Status since 2005.

JOICFP grew out of a desire to share the lessons of family planning and maternal and child health that flourished in Japan as a community-based movement oriented toward preventive health. JOICFP has seen its activities spread to over 32 countries in Asia and the Pacific, Africa and Latin America where community people remain central to all efforts.



Mission & Core Values
JOICFP is a Japan-based international NGO active in the field of population, sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning, maternal health and HIV/AIDS, where it works….

Outline
Name:Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP)
Address:Hoken-Kaikan Shinkan, 1-10 Ichigaya Tamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0843, Japan….

History of JOICFP
OICFP was born on April 22, 1968. At that time, more than twenty years had passed since the Second World War had ended and the world population was increasing by one billion roughly every decade. The increase was remarkable especially in developing ….

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