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Date: 04/11/2019
Source: The Herald
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Although Zimbabwe has one of the highest rates of contraceptive use in Southern Africa, sexually active adolescents who wish to protect themselves against sexually transmitted illnesses and unwanted pregnancies are not accessing them because of inconsistencies with current laws and other social and economic barriers. Difficulties in accessing contraceptives had seen adolescent girls exposed to...
Date: 03/28/2019
Source: African Prime News
Type: In the News
An official of the Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Northeast of the country says 40 per cent of women in the state subscribe to child spacing commodities Ibrahim Bako disclosed this in Bauchi at the opening of a three-day workshop for Gombe state Family Planning Advocacy Working Group on Advance Family Planning Smart Advocacy, organised by Pathfinder International. Bako said...
Date: 02/26/2019
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Type: In the News
Note: MS ladies are trained health extension workers. Nigeria committed to task shifting to FP2020 and through their Family Planning Blueprint for 2014–2018, which included a roadmap for training Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) on implants insertion/removal. The Rapid Response Mechanism supported the process through two grants. Three times a week, Aishatu Abdullahi slips on a flowy...
Date: 11/14/2018
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Family Planning 2020's groundbreaking new report on family planning in the world’s 69 lowest-income countries released this month shows more women and adolescent girls than ever before are making the voluntary choice to use contraception in their everyday lives. More importantly, country governments are prioritizing family planning programs as an essential part of their development strategies....
Date: 01/18/2018
Type: Updates
Reports for the CSO and Youth meetings held prior the FP2020 Reference Group Meeting are now available. FP2020 organized a CSO meeting in collaboration with the Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) on October 11, 2017, at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Nigeria. The FP2020 –AAFP CSO meeting served as a platform for the exchange of ideas around key issues in family planning in...
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