Benefits of modern contraceptive methods for mother, child and family
The World Contraception Day was marked on September 26 to celebrate the importance of contraception.
Emphasising sexual and reproductive health has always been a cornerstone of the celebration of the Day with family planning being the crux.
In Nigeria, an NGO, Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health @ Scale, held a press conference to mark the day and make a case for modern contraception as necessary to achieve the nation’s goals in maternal, neonatal and child health.
Why World Contraception Day (WCD)?
World Contraception day was launched by a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in 2007 and since then has been championed by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Day aims to raise awareness about the various methods of modern family planning options available for women and men of reproductive age (aged 15-49 years) to avoid unplanned pregnancies and live sustainable lives.
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