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Human Reproduction (Research Funding)

Volume 281: debated on Tuesday 16 July 1996

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the allocation of his Department's funding for (a) the International Planned Parenthood Federation, (b) the UN Population Fund and (c) the World Health Organisation special programmes of research, development and research training in human reproduction for the financial year 1996–97. [37349]

The central allocations for the 1996–97 financial year are:

Title of projectFinancial years where expenditure has taken place to dateCountryPlanned project duration in years (where known)
Population concern
Promotion of maternal child health1993–94 to 1995–96Bangladesh3
Comprehensive family planning1994–95 to 1995–96Bangladesh3
Family planning services1993–94 to 1994–95Dominica3
Training of health assistants1993–94Ethiopia1
Jimma project1993–94 to 1995–96Ethiopia3
Yirgalem project1993–94 to 1995–96Ethiopia5
Community based distribution through Rural Women Development agency1995–96Ethiopia3
Youth to youth information1993–94 to 1994–95The Gambia3
Post Partum family planning services1994–95 to 1995–96The Gambia3
Women's development1993–94 to 1995–96India5
Mobile education and service unit1993–94 to 1995–96India5
Family planning through community institutions1993–94 to 1995–96Pakistan3
Training for women development workers1993–94 to 1995–96Pakistan3
Community leadership training1993–94 to 1994–95Pakistan3
Kohat family planning and mother and child health project1995–96Pakistan3
Volunteer community based family planning1993–94 to 1995–96Tanzania5
Community based family planning1995–96Tanzania4
Marie Stopes International
Employment based family planning programme—Chittagong1993–94 to 1995–96Bangladesh4
Marie Stopes Consultancy1994–95Egypt, Arab Republic
Condom social marketing and family planning1993–94 to 1994–95Ethiopia3
Brass Tacks family planning programme1993–94 to 1994–95India4
Workplace family planning and preventative health care—employees and dependants1993–94India4
Contraceptive social marketing1993–94 to 1994–95India3
Reproductive health education1994–95 to 1995–96India5
National youth service1993–94 to 1995–96Kenya9
Reproductive health project1994–95 to 1996–97Malawi5
Family planning consultancy1993–94 to 1994–95Malawi1
Man-to-man male-orientated child spacing education1993–94 to 1994–95Malawi1
Child spacing—women's preventive health for refugees1993–94 to 1994–95Malawi4
Family planning1993–94 to 1994–95Mexico3
Family planning and preventive health care1993–94 to 1996–97Nepal4
Workplace preventive health and family planning1993–94Nicaragua4
Accessible family planning and reproductive health services1994–95 to 1995–96Nicaragua3
Organisational strengthening of women's health programmes1995–96Nicaragua2
Reproductive health support1993–94 to 1995–96Nigeria

  • (a) International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)—£6.0 million;
  • (b) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)—£7.5 million and
  • (c) World Health Organisation special programme of research, development and research training in human reproduction (WHO/HRP)—£1.5 million. Additional funding may be allocated during the year for multilateral, bilateral or other specific projects.