Marie Stopes International Bolivia Case Study

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Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a UK­‐based, pro­‐choice international sexual and reproductive health organization with 30 years of experience. Currently operating in 43 countries, MSI manages 629 international centers and last year provided services to over 7 million couples. MSI, operating in Bolivia since 1994, collaborates with local partners making long­‐term commitments to communities, public institutions and social organizations within the country. 

MSI Bolivia offers health services in 6 medical centers located in Bolivia's major cities (in 4 of 9 departments). In addition, MSI Bolivia has 5 Mobile Units, which visit rural and semi‐urban areas, reaching a total of more than 110 municipalities. One of the principal characteristics of MSI Bolivia is the delivery of high quality low‐cost services, which, depending on the economic condition of the client, are sometimes provided free­‐of­‐charge. MSI also provides an information telephone line that provides accurate information about reproductive and sexual health.