Ghana Health Service Family Planning (FP) tracker towards progress of Ghana on global Family Planning (FP) 2020 agenda has indicated, as huge number of women using modern contraceptives from 422,000 in mid-2017 to 520,000 by mid-2018 so Ghana has made great strides.
It is the clear indication of development of Ghana to meet its commitment made to the global partnership FP2020 to empower women and girls by investing in rights-based family planning services.
FP2020 in 2012 was established after the landmark London Summit on Family Planning, which raised $2.6 billion for reproductive health efforts in developing countries.
It is an outcome of the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, which is the FP2020 global movement. It is based on the principle that all women, no matter where they live, should have access to life-saving contraceptives.
FP2020 works with governments, civil society, multilateral organizations, donors, the private sector, the research and development community, with one main goal in mind: “to enable 120 million more women and girls to use contraceptives by 2020”.
Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, Deputy Minister of Health, said while speaking at the opening of a two-day FP2020 tracking event dubbed ‘Countdown to 2020: Ghana’s Journey’ in Accra, the Government of Ghana is committed to achieving what it set out to do by 2020 and to forge ahead beyond 2020 with the same enthusiasm and drive to ensure equitable access to quality and affordable family planning services.
Copyright © 2019 Ghanalive.TV. All Rights Reserved.