FAMPLAN Jamaica, formally the Jamaica Family Planning Association, is an affiliate of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) the leading family planning organization in the world. FAMPLAN was established in 1957 by the late Dr. Lenworth Jacobs and his wife Beth Jacobs. For over 53 years the organization has been operating an a non-governmental organization providing a high standard of family planning services. In recent years the organization has broaden its focus to include gender issues, quality of care, programmes that aid in youth development, and a full range of sexual and reproductive health services, including HIV/STI prevention.
Famplan Jamaica will respond to the needs and demand for family planning and reproductive health services for adolescents, men and women, and in particular among the underserved in rural and urban areas. Famplan will work in partnership with the Government of Jamaica and all interested non-government agencies in order to achieve a better quality of life for all.