Note: FP2020 uses a rolling baselines so values are recalculated each year based on the newset available data.
Ethiopia has one of the highest fertility rates in Africa, with 45 percent of its population under the age of 15. A commitment maker since 2012, Ethiopia is focused on improving the health and development of its youthful population and providing youth friendly services and youth outreach related to sexual and reproductive health. With its innovative community health worker extension program that bring health services including family planning to clients, Ethiopia’s health indicators continue to improve. The government holds dear the principle of equitable access to safe, effective, and affordable contraception and family planning services across the country.
Ethiopia FP2020 Commitment
Contraceptive use has doubled in Ethiopia since 2005. The government will further increase its funding to uphold the rights of all people to access and choose voluntary family planning through the strong network of primary health care providers. In particular, the needs of married and unmarried adolescent girls will be met through partnerships with non-government and private providers, as well as expanding youth-friendly services. The government will also improve access for isolated pastoralist communities.
Ethiopia: Postpartum Family Planning Action Plan 2015
The tool aims to guide country teams of maternal, child and reproductive health policymakers, program managers and champions of family planning in systematically planning country-specific, evidence-based “PPFP Programming Strategies” that can address short interpregnancy intervals and postpartum unmet need and increase postpartum women’s access to family planning services.
Ethiopia Country Action Plan: Opportunities, Challenges, and Priorities
This document reflects the country context, opportunities, challenges, and priorities developed by FP2020 focal points for Ethiopia in collaboration with the FP2020 Secretariat and other partners.
Costed Implementation Plan for Family Planning in Ethiopia 2015/16-2020
In mid-2014, Ethiopia began its Costed Implementation Plan for Family Planning, 2015–2020 under the direction of the Maternal and Child Health Directorate at the Ministry of Health.
Ethiopia Official Update 2016
In July 2016, the Government of Ethiopia shared an update on progress in achieving its policy, financial and program and service delivery commitments to FP2020.
Ethiopia Revitalized Commitment 2017
The government of Ethiopia is committed to improve the health status of its youthful population; the country has prepared a national adolescent and youth health strategy 2016-2020 in line with global strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health (2016-2030).
Ethiopia FP2020 Commitment Self-Reporting Questionnaire 2018
Ethiopia 2018-2019 Actions for Acceleration
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.
source : pDHS 2015
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 Ethiopia and these Core Indicators, click below.
Your quick guide to key documents and resources that together provide greater context on family planning in Ethiopia.