Source: Nepal's National Conference on Family Planning
Internalizing the contributions of family planning for overall national development, several commitments have been declared.
Conducting social mapping to identify the community who do not have access for family planning services and assessing the geographical remoteness to expand the services for targeted beneficiaries through innovative approaches.
Assuring the sexual and reporudctive health...
New Delhi: India’s per capita gross domestic product (GDP) can rise an additional 13% by 2031 if family planning policies are actively prioritised, according to a new study.
This can also prevent 2.9 million infant deaths and 1.2 million maternal deaths and save households Rs 77,600 crore (20%) of out-of-pocket health expenditure on childbirth and child hospitalisation, it added.
FIGO is proud to partner with the Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NESOG) in support of the Nepalese government’s pledge to extend family planning access in Nepal: to “leave no one behind” and “reach the unreached”.
At the Family Planning Summit in London, July 2017, the government reaffirmed its Family Planning 2020 commitments made in 2015.
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Family planning services and programmes have important health, social, financial, environmental and economic benefits.
Decades of research have shown...