people have difficulty understanding the difference between Planned
Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA) and Planned
Parenthood of Delaware, Inc. (PPDE).
is the Delaware member affiliate of PPFA, and is one of 126
such affiliates in the continental United States and Hawaii. As
a local affiliate, PPDE provides direct clinical reproductive health
care services to men and women, education on sexual health issues
to our patients and the general community, and advocates to insure
access to reproductive health care services for anyone who requests
in its role as the national organization, is the accrediting body
for the affiliates. In order to use the Planned Parenthood name
and logo, each affiliate must adhere to standards defined by PPFA.
These standards encompass everything including medical practices,
administration, finance, and board activities.