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Nigeria will achieve 36% contraceptive prevalence rate, FG declares

The Federal Government has said that it is committed to achieving the set target of 36 per cent Family Planning, FP, Contraceptive Prevalence Rate by year 2018. Disclosing this during the FP Watch final dissemination in Abuja, the Director and Head of Reproductive Health Division, Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Kayode Afolabi said notwithstanding the 2016 prevalence rate of 16 per cent, the 2018 target of 36 per cent is still achievable as Nigeria is part of the global movement on Family Planning-FP 2020. He explained that the FP 2020 goal is designed to enable 120 million women and girls to have informed choice and access to family planning information and a range of modern contraceptive methods.

Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/12/nigeria-will-achieve-36-contraceptive-prevalence-rate-fg-declares/