3rd Annual RH Symposium

Theme: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Services amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and The Way Forward” Nov 11 & 12, 2021

3rd Annual RH Symposium

Theme: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Services amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and The Way Forward” Nov 11 & 12, 2021

3rd Annual RH Symposium

Theme: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Services amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and The Way Forward” Nov 11 & 12, 2021

3rd Annual RH Symposium

Theme: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Services amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and The Way Forward” Nov 11 & 12, 2021

3rd Annual RH Symposium

Theme: “Sexual and Reproductive Health Services amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and The Way Forward” Nov 11 & 12, 2021

2nd Annual RH Symposium

Theme “Reproductive health provision in the era of COVID-19; Challenges and mitigation strategies”. November 13 & 14, 2020

2nd Annual RH Symposium

Theme “Reproductive health provision in the era of COVID-19; Challenges and mitigation strategies”. November 13 & 14, 2020

2nd Annual RH Symposium

Theme “Reproductive health provision in the era of COVID-19; Challenges and mitigation strategies”. November 13 & 14, 2020

Enable girls and women to reach their full potential

Reduce maternal mortality and morbidity through coordinated sexual reproductive health and rights training, research, advocacy and clinical service and enable girls and women to reach their full potential.

About us

By working closely with St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, we aim to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity through coordinated sexual reproductive health and rights clinical service, training, research and advocacy to enable girls and women to reach their full potential.

Improving Service

We aim to improve quality of SRH care through enhancing access to information and services, building ICT capacity and Quality Improvement (QI) activities to ensure systematic and measurable improvement in service delivery.

Improving Training

We aim to strengthen pre and in-service trainings to produce the next generation of competent RH service providers, advocates, leaders and researchers.

Improving Research

We aim to improve and strengthen the capacity of our partner institution to conduct high quality and impactful SRH researches that address community needs and generate scientific evidence that can be used to inform policy and advocacy.

Improving Advocacy

We aim to become strong advocate for reproductive health and rights through different community engagement strategies.

SPIRHR conducted training for young SRHR advocates

St. Paul Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights (SPIRHR), in collaboration with the Ethiopian Medical Students Association, has trained its second cohort of young SRHR advocates as part of its Youth SRHR Champions Project. The project, which began in 2021, aims...

A special article published that outlines the process of establishing a Family planning and Reproductive Health fellowship program in Africa

An article entitled "The role of advancing training in FP and RH in a low-income country; experience of Ethiopia" has been published on contraception journal. Here is a brief statement from Dr. Tesfaye regarding the publication Sexual and reproductive health and...

“Tsedey Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic” A women’s health clinic established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

SPIRHR is established to advance women-centered care through faculty support, technical assistance, infrastructure development, advocacy, and research at St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical Collage (SPHMMC) and beyond. In realization of its core vision, SPIRHR took...

Qualitative Research Methods and Grant Writing and Management Workshop

Research undertaking is one of the core pillars of St. Paul Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights (SPIRHR). Various trainings are organized to build and strengthen research capacity of faculties at SPHMMC particularly at the Department of Obstetrics and...

SPIRHR Certified as an Accredited CPD Provider

We are humbled to share the news of SPIRHR being certified as an accredited CPD (Continuing Professional Development) provider fulfilling the requirements and directives set by the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia. With exceptional talents of our panel of...

Improving access and utilization of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for homeless women in their reproductive age

Homelessness is a serious challenge in Ethiopia, with recent estimates of more than 24,000 homeless individuals living in Addis Ababa, according to the report by the Ministry of Labor and social affairs. This number is told to have multiple methodological challenges...

SPIRHR conducted training on comprehensive sexual and reproductive health for ten Vibrant Medical Students

Continuing its value of identifying young people not solely as beneficiaries but as equal and valuable partners in projects, programs, and initiatives, St. Paul's Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights (SPIRHR), in collaboration with Ethiopian Medical Students...

A transition from paper to electronic Medical Registration at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical college, Center for Fertility and Reproductive Medicine

Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College is shifting to paperless electronic medical registration and documentation at the Center for Reproductive Medicine (CFRM). The Electronic Medical Registration (EMR) project was initiated and started 2 years back at...

Qualitative research methods training conducted

St. Paul’s Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights (SPIRHR) has organized a three days training (Jan 27-29, 2021) on “Qualitative Research Methods” for the various faculty members of St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC) at Sarem International...

Promoting Safe Motherhood

In light of the 15th Safe Motherhood month in Ethiopia, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC) in collaboration with St. Paul Institute for Reproductive Health and Rights (SPIRHR) convened and hosted half day events to discuss on maternal health and...

Advancing Service Accessibility

We strive to build a quality and accessible Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) service

We partner with St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College to advance its SRH service by closely working with its Obstetrics and Gynecology department to support “Michu” reproductive health clinic.

In realization of our core vision and with generous support from Center for Reproductive Health Training (CIRHT), we established Tsedey Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic, a Women’s Health Clinic to increase access to quality Reproductive Health services.

Continuing Professional Development

We are accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider in Ethiopia focusing on sexual and reproductive health (SRH).

One of the training we deliver through our CPD center is a regular global sexual and reproductive health (SRH) state-of-the-art lecture series webinar where topics from evidence based practice to policy issues will be presented.

Watch our latest SRHR lecture series webinar

Getting the Word Out

We strive to become a strong advocate for reproductive health and rights through different community engagement strategies.

We collaborate with partners and youth groups to utilze muti-tier communication medium for awareness creation and SRHR advocacy.

About CPD Center

Through collaboration with St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC), we have accumulated experience of planning and offering various trainings to health professionals in various SRH fields. The establishment of a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) center provides an opportunity to pull resources to conduct more cycles of standardized trainings and events in various areas of sexual and reproductive health. The CPD accredited training courses, workshops, webinars and events (such as our annual reproductive health symposia) allow professionals to use the learning time towards individual CPD requirements.

Family Planning Training

With exceptional talents of our panel of experts on family planning services, we are ready to contribute our share for continued professional growth.

CAC Training

With exceptional talents of our panel of experts on comprehensive abortion care (CAC), we are ready to contribute our share for continued professional growth.

Need SRH training package?

You can reach us by email at cpd@spirhr.org

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We hope you are having a great time here at our site

We are involved in multiple activities in the sexual and reproductive health clinical, training, research and advocacy areas towards achiving our goal of enabling girs and women to reach their full potential. Here are some of those activites we think you would be interested in.

SPIRHR bulletin

With the aim to help create awareness and show the existing challenges of SRHR, which will foster resource mobilization and allocation, our biannual bulletin is intended to update partners and stakeholders on the progress made and challenges encountered. Click for more...

Research support

We collaborate with our partners to produce an impactful SRHR research output. Click for more...

Annual RH symposium

The annaul RH symposium is intended to bring practitioners, researchers and policy makers together to share findings and recommendations for the betterment of the sexual and reproductive health services. Click here to explore previous symposiums.

Research repository

An online research repository for the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology expected to improve communications of research outputs with a wider audience by capturing and preserving research outputs of the department. Click to visit the repository...

Management protocol

The department of OBGYN prepared a standard management protocol for a selected group of topics. We collaborated with the department to make the protocol available as an android based mobile application to provide easy, efficient, and up-to-date access. Click here to get the app.

Our Partners

SPHMMC