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When maternal mortality was declared a national emergency across Ghana, the government recognized family planning as a multisectoral issue with benefits beyond health, and took action. Since the government’s original family planning commitment in 2012, the number of stakeholders who work to expand quality FP services has grown to include both public and private sectors, civil society including faith-based organizations, professional guilds, and the media. Ghana has made significant strides to make services and methods available to all: by establishing a legislative instrument to include FP in services provided under its national health insurance in 2017 and by making FP services and commodities free of charge in its public health facilities. Ghana continues to increase the number of its modern contraceptive users with improved provider training, expanded method mix, and demand creation for FP to ensure women and girls are healthier.


  • Ghana's Announcement at the London Summit on Family... Read More




  • Tracking Ghana's Progress on the FP2020 Pledges Read More


  • Ghana Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan 2016–2020 Read More
  • Ghana FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2016 Read More


  • Ghana FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2017 Read More


  • Ghana FP2020 Commitment Self-Reporting Questionnaire 2018 Read More
  • Ghana 2018-2019 Actions for Acceleration 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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Contraceptive Use
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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 Ghana 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 Ghana.

Ghana Commitment Self-Reporting Questionnaire 2018
Ghana Commitment Self-Reporting Questionnaire 2018
Ghana 2018-2019 Actions for Acceleration
Ghana 2018-2019 Actions for Acceleration
Ghana Revitalized Commitment 2017
Ghana Revitalized Commitment 2017
Ghana Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan 2016-2020
Ghana Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan 2016-2020



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