Who We Are…

Association for Voluntary Sterilization of South Africa (AVSSA),is a non-profit organisation founded in 1975 by a group of health professionals.

Our Vision

A national resource of information, support to the public and health practitionersabout female and male sterilization.

Our Values

  • Commitment
  • Honesty
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Team Work

Our Mission

Provide information, education and support about sterilization and sterilization services to women and men who do not want any more children as well as to health practitioners attending to clients requesting a sterilization through

  • Information and education sessions to the public and health practitioners about voluntary sterilization and the benefits thereof
  • Provision of resources to enable healthcare practitioners to promote voluntary sterilization among women and men who do not want more children
  • Collaboration with organisations, institutions and the public health sector to promote and enhance sustainable good quality sterilisation services.

Meet the Team


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