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The family planning movement in Ghana

D. A. Ampofo

The family planning movement in Ghana

an inter-faculty lecture delivered on 27th January, 1971

by D. A. Ampofo

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Published by Ghana University Press, Exclusive agent in USA, Panther House in Accra, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- Ghana -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 18.

      Statementby D.A. Ampofo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.G5 A45 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4585422M
      ISBN 100876761813
      LC Control Number77188467
      OCLC/WorldCa3744521

      The number of developing countries with official policies to support family planning rose from only two in to 74 by and by 3 International funding increased in parallel from US$ million in to $ million in 4 Success in boosting contraceptive use and reducing fertility was slow to come but, by , reproductive change was established throughout most of Latin Cited by:


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The Long-Term Fertility Impact of the Navrongo Project in Northern Ghana. Vol. 43, No. 3 (Sep., ), pp. – John Bongaarts. The Impact of Family Planning Programs on Unmet Need and Demand for Contraception.

Vol. 45, No. 2 (Mar.–Apr., ), pp. – ASSESSING PROGRESS. Bernard Berelson. The Present State of Family Planning. Level of awareness of family planning was high (96%) An overwhelming majority of respondents stated that they would recommend family planning to other women (96%) More than half of the women in this study have never used a family planning method (n=13, 52%) Only 2 out of 5 women educated at the tertiary level has usedFile Size: KB.

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But despite the Rwandan Ministry of Health’s expanded focus on couple counseling in FP, male involvement in FP is still poor. Introduction. Estimates suggest that sexual and reproductive conditions account for % of the global burden of disease, of which % is among women aged 15–44 years ().Contraception and family planning are integral components of reproductive health, Cited by: The prime objective of family planning programmes is to reduce unmet need for contraception, which is the major origin of unintended pregnancies.

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“In organized programs, we’re trying to make it happen faster. But you can already see it happening naturally in the cities and the higher wealth quintiles. Ghana has an active Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) sector, with over registered organizations that participate in welfare and development projects in health, education, microfinancing, women's status, family planning, child care, and numerous other areas.

The Spotlight on Family Planning series offers a snapshot on progress governments have made in delivering on their FP pledges, made at the London Family Planning Summit. The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG, the IPPF Member Association in Ghana) and other civil society organizations (CSOs) have identified.

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- Dr Mark Kurt Nawaane, Member of Parliament (MP) for Nabdam has stated that the antidote to controlling population growth in Ghana is. delivery, the decrease in family planning coverage and an increase in neonatal mortality.

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