Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Mr Fisseha Mekonnen

Position

Executive Director

Health focus

  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn health
  • Child health

Strategic objective(s)

  • Broker knowledge and innovation for action
  • Advocate for mobilizing and aligning resources and for greater engagement
  • Promote accountability for resources and results

Mission statement

The Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is the oldest and the largest non-government, not-for-profit organization with over 43 years of dedication in providing quality, broad ranging reproductive health services in Ethiopia complementing governmental efforts. A full member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) since 1971, it is well recognized by the Ethiopian government and other implementing partners as the pioneer for the expansion of various family planning technologies; adolescent reproductive health and community-based reproductive health services in the country. In country, FGAE is a full member of CRDA, CORHA and CIPHE. Institutionally, the Association is a network of 18 comprehensive RH clinics and 28 multi-service youth RH facilities located across the country. The facility-based programs are complemented by the day-to-day voluntary contribution of community-based reproductive health agents, peer service

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

Organization e-mail:

fgaeed@fgaeet.org

Full address:

Addis Ababa, P.O.Box 16459

Country:

Ethiopia

Telephone:

+251 114 67 23 00

Number of staff:

586

Scope of work:

National

Year established:

1966

WHO Region:

Africa