Democratic Republic of Congo

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Micah Albert
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Micah Albert
DR Congo
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A commitment maker since 2013, the DRC has a mix of solid family planning advancements as well as extreme family planning challenges. Kinshasa shows a lot of family planning service provision in both public and private clinics and a higher mCPR compared to the rest of the country, and focuses on introducing new advances such as self-injection for DMPA-SC. A number of provinces remain in conflict, leading to limited to no access to family planning products and/or services, as well as supply chain problems. In order to advance family planning, the country is focusing on getting its RH/FP law accepted and approved by the government, aims to establish and finance a budget line for family planning and increase access to FP services and commodities for all, including youth.



  • DRC Family Planning: National Multisectoral Strategic Plan... Read More


  • DRC PPFP Country Programming Strategies Worksheet (French) Read More


  • DRC Country Action: Opportunities, Challenges, and... Read More


  • Republic of Congo Revitalized Commitment Read More


  • DRC FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2018 (... Read More
  • DRC Actions for Acceleration, 2018-2019 (French) Read More


The data displayed on this page is courtesy of the Track20 Project. Implemented by Avenir Health, Track20 monitors progress towards achieving the goals of the global FP2020 initiative.

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Note: FP2020 uses a rolling baselines so values are recalculated each year based on the newset available data.

source : pDHS 2015

Core Indicator Estimates

FP2020 uses a suite of quantitative metrics—Core Indicators—to monitor progress annually across 69 focus countries. Estimates for the Core Indicators are produced annually by commitment countries through a network of country-based Track20 M&E officers housed in government institutions. For a complete analysis of the DRC and these Core Indicators, click below.

Key Documents

Your quick guide to key documents and resources that together provide greater context on family planning in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Democratic Republic of Congo FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2017 (French and English)
Democratic Republic of Congo FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2...
Family Planning: National Multisectoral Strategic Plan 2014 – 2020
Family Planning: National Multisectoral Strategic Plan 2014...
Announcement by the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the International Conference on Family Planning Addis Ababa, November 12-15, 2013
Announcement by the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the...
New Country Commitments to FP2020 2013
New Country Commitments to FP2020 2013



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