The Kiribati Family Health Association (KFHA) is a non-governmental organization based in Kiribati, a small island nation in the Pacific Ocean. KFHA focuses on improving and promoting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of individuals and families in Kiribati. Through their programs and services, KFHA aims to provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive healthcare, including family planning, contraception, prenatal and postnatal care, and HIV/AIDS prevention and education.
KFHA plays a crucial role in advocating for and raising awareness about sexual and reproductive health issues in Kiribati. They work closely with communities, schools, and other stakeholders to deliver accurate information, promote gender equality, and empower individuals to make informed decisions about their health. Additionally, KFHA actively engages in capacity building and training programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of healthcare providers, enabling them to deliver quality healthcare services across the country. Overall, KFHA’s dedication to improving the well-being of individuals and families in Kiribati makes it an invaluable organization in promoting sexual and reproductive health rights in the region.
KFHA’s mission is to enhance lives by offering reproductive health services, promoting family planning, raising awareness about STIs, HIV & AIDS, and advocating for individual rights. We prioritize marginalized women, men, young individuals, aiming to involve community groups and families to empower them in meeting their sexual and reproductive health needs and exercising their rights.
KFHA envisages a place in which all I-Kiribati are able to achieve good sexual and reproductive health, with access to appropriate services, and are empowered to realize their sexual and reproductive rights, regardless of age, gender, or other circumstances.
KFHA upholds the following beliefs:
- The importance of informed decision-making for everyone.
- Promotion of social inclusion, gender equality, and embracing diversity.
- Active participation and involvement of youth, individuals with disabilities, those living with HIV & AIDS, and LGBT+ communities.
- Collaboration with individuals, communities, governments, NGOs, and donor agencies.
- Recognizing sexual rights as human rights.
- Valuing the contribution of volunteerism in advancing KFHA’s mission.