China passes qualification test of Int'l Planned Parenthood Federation
Updated: 2006-10-30 20:27 China has become the second
country, after New Zealand, to become officially recognized as a qualified
member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), according to a
news release from China's Family Planning Association.
It said China's association has passed IPPF's qualification authentication
process, making China second after New Zealand to pass the test that was
developed in 2002 by the federation's 150 member states.
The IPPF agreed that China's association has met the 65 criteria on sexual
and reproductive health issues after extensive research and exchanges with the
association, said the release.
Established in 1952, the IPPF was among the world's largest non-governmental
organizations on family planning and reproductive health. China joined the IPPF