Niger

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Niger
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Commitment Maker Since 
2012
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Commitments

A commitment maker since 2012 and a member of both the Ouagadougou Partnership and SWEDD (Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend project), Niger set itself the ambitious goal of reaching 50% mCPR by 2020. Data however shows that the goal may have been too ambitious and will most likely not be met, with an all-women mCPR estimate of 15.6% in 2018. They developed a nine-year Strategy, which needed to be reviewed in 2017, adjusting it to improve the slow momentum that exists in Niger, where the larger population still envisions very large families (10+ children) as a norm. Niger has put its focus on task shifting and a minimum service package for family planning through community based approach, broadening the method choice to its clients. The country looks to the private sector for financial support implementing its national health strategy, of which 15% will be allocated to youth-specific FP interventions. With the support of SWEDD, the country continues to invest in ‘husband-schools’ (les ecoles des maris), focusing on social behavior change strategies.





2012

  • Family Planning in Niger: 2012-2020 Action Plan Read More

2016

  • More than 300,000 doses of Sayana Press administered... Read More
  • Niger - Country Action: Opportunities, Challenges, and... Read More
  • Niger FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2016 (... Read More

2017

  • Niger FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2017 Read More
  • Niger Actions for Acceleration, 2018-2019 (French) Read More

2018

  • Niger FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2018 (... Read More

Data

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 Niger and these Core Indicators, click below.

Key Documents

Niger FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2017
Niger FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2017
Family Planning in Niger: 2012-2020 Action Plan
Family Planning in Niger: 2012-2020 Action Plan

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