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Teenage girls advised not to use abortion as family planning method

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Teenager girls should not resort to unsafe abortion as a panacea to unplanned pregnancy since that can be fatal, Mr. Aikins Boateng, the Health...
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Kenya secures funding from UN for family planning

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Kenya has secured additional 387 million shillings (3.7 million U.S. dollars) from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in support of the country's request...
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Women urged to visit Marie Stopes for their family planning needs

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Marie Stopes Ghana, has re-launched its centre at Kokomlemle in Accra with a call on women and girls to visit the place for all...
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Ghana must take firm stands to achieve family planning targets

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Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has called on the government of Ghana and stakeholders to make...
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2019 World Contraception Day and National Family Planning week launched

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The 2019 World Contraception Day and National Family Planning (FP) Week, has been launched by the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on the theme: “Family...
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Youth leaders receive training in family planning

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The Volta Regional Secretariat of the National Youth Authority has organized a training on family planning for youth leaders in the Volta Region. The one-day...
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Couples urge to opt for family planning – Retired population officers

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Chief Alhassan Issahaku Amadu, a retired Northern Regional Population officer on Wednesday advised couples to take up family planning to help reduce the rapid...
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Ghana Government advised to pump money into Family Planning

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The Government has been urged to prioritize and invest in the family farming concept and see it as a sustainable strategy to achieve its...
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Contraceptives do not cause barrenness

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Madam Augustina Nsoah, Head of the Family Planning Unit, Tema Policlinic, has described as false, assertions that family planning could make a woman barren. Madam...

Rwandan Prime Minister Calls For Global Commitments To Address Family Planning Challenges

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Rwandan Prime Minister Édouard Ngirente has called for continued investment in family planning at the opening of the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP)...
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Ghana’s Primary Health Care Needs Reinforcement

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Mother's Day is a celebration to honour mothers; celebrate motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. Many individuals and families use...
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Two communities educated on family planning inclusion unto NHIS

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Mrs. Stella Adu Amankwah, Acting Director of Cooperate Affairs, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has urged Ghanaians who have not yet joined the National...
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More people embrace family planning in Central Region

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Family Planning (FP) acceptance is on the increase in the Central Region, hitting 30.7 per cent, last year, from 29.7 per cent in 2016. The...
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Women Must Adhere To Family Planning To Ensure Proper Spacing Of Pregnancies – WV

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The National Director of World Vision Ghana, Mr. Dickens Thunde has stressed on the need for government to involve the participation of community and...
Children stand near a makeshift structure at Makerere trading centre in Zesui sub county, Sironko district, eastern Uganda, Nov. 23, 2015. With a steady population growth rate of 3.24%, the Uganda government is currently encouraging its population to practice family planning to avoid population explosion in the near future. The country has the second youngest population in the world.(Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Family planning services to be captured on NHIA

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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) would, from May 1, 2018, kick start a pilot project to include family planning in its services in...
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Pregnant Women Encouraged To Visit Health Facilities

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Mrs Tina Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health, has advised pregnant women to attend regular antenatal clinics to know their health conditions for medical...
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New Trends in Global Contraceptive Funding

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At the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD, 1994) in Cairo, most participating countries including Ghana demonstrated their basic level of political support...
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MMDAs Cautioned Against Misapplying HIV/AIDS Funds

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Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stop misapplying funds meant to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS infection. Mr. Mukaila Adamu of...
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Nigerians Urged to Practice Safer Family Planning

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Nigerian couples have have been advised by the Federal Ministry of Health to embrace modern family planning methods in order to live better and...
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Nigeria scales up family planning campaign

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Nigeria launched a new national family planning campaign Monday, in a bid to achieve its goals of decreasing mortality rate, maternal and infant morbidity. With...
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NPC task assemblies to vote resources to family planning

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The National Population Council (NPC) has said there is the need for Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to commit a portion of their...

UK to grant Ethiopia £90m to support family planning efforts

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The UK, through its Department for International Development today announced its new Family Planning by Choice programme, which will provide £90 million of support...
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UNFPA appeals for more attention in family planning investment

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A senior official of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Ghana on Tuesday called for increased investment in family planning services at the...

Female Students Educated On Sexual And Reproductive Health

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Female students have been urged to take responsibility of their sexual and reproductive health and to live acceptable social lifestyles. Dr. Emmanuel Ameh, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at...

Ghana Make Significant Improvement In Maternal Mortality

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Mr. Bashiru Mohammed Jumah, Upper West Regional Program Officer of SEND-Ghana, has urged pregnant women to visit health facilities to access Antenatal Care (ANC)...

NPC calls for immediate funding for family planning and reproductive health

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It said this has become necessary due to decline in international donor support to family planning programmes and services coupled with the surge in...

Fanteakwa steps ups effort at family planning awareness

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This involves combination of public education campaign and drastic reduction of cost of FP services. FP services can now be...
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Family planning Services must be covered by NHIS

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Mr. Raphael Godlove Ahenu, the Chief Executive Officer, said this was vital to efforts at tackling teenage pregnancy and reducing maternal deaths. ...
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NHI Must Cover Family Planning Services – NGO

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According to him, non-inclusion of family planning in the benefit package of NHI card bearers is preventing many women especially the adolescents from...

GAEC Moves To Improve Quality Healthcare in Ghana

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According to the Director General of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) Professor Benjamin Jabez Botwe Nyarko, who was speaking at the inaugural ceremony...