World Federation of Health Agencies for the Advancement of Voluntary Surgical Contraception (WFHA-AVSC)
Fédération mondiale des agences de santé pour la promotion de la contraception chirurgicale volontaire
Federación Mundial de Agencias de Salud para la Promoción de la Contracepción Quirúrgica Voluntaria
22 Jan 1975, as World Federation of Associations for Voluntary Sterilization (WFAVS) -- Fédération mondiale des associations pour la stérilisation volontaire, by 'International Project of the Association for Voluntary Sterilization (IPAVS)', currently G-XG8312 - EngenderHealth, on uniting of 6 national groups. Cited name adopted 1980, Bali (Indonesia). Also referred to as World Federation for Voluntary Surgical Contraception. No longer exists.
Encourage the inclusion of high-quality, voluntary surgical contraception services as a basic component in family planning and medical programs throughout the world; develop and maintain a leadership network among interested health agencies whose collective voice can influence national and international policies and programs; examine, compare, and communicate internationally the social, professional, educational, legal, scientific, and service-delivery issues involved in providing voluntary surgical contraception.
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General Assembly (every 1 or 2 years); Executive Board; Secretariat, acting as the administrative unit of the Federation. Standing Committees (4): Budget and Finance; Membership; Nominating; Program Planning and Evaluation. Program Committees (5): Information/Education; Training and Equipment; Legal; Scientific; Voluntary Surgical Contraception Statistics. Ad hoc and Expert Committees.
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