International Medical Advisory Panel

What is IMAP?

  • Formed in 1979, the International Medical Advisory Panel (IMAP) is a body of medical scientists and of leading experts in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).
  • IMAP has the mandate to formulate and disseminate recommendations to IPPF and other interested parties regarding best practices in SRHR, based on the best available evidence. This advice is also widely followed by other organisations in the SRHR field.
  • IMAP’s recommendations are presented as IMAP Bulletins which address issues on all aspects of SRHR including health systems, biomedical