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family planning

the control of the number of children in a family and of the intervals between them, esp by the use of contraceptives
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These studies have shown that when women and their partners have unlimited access to family planning services, the socioeconomic benefits accrue to their families, communities and the entire nation.
The prospective rule, which is being praised by anti-abortion advocates, also comes as the application for states, health departments and other health providers to compete for federal family planning dollars under the program known as "Title X" approaches its May 24 deadline.
The knowledge of family planning does more than enable women and men to control their family size as is popularly held.
Nearly all (99%) participants had heard at least one family planning method while 141 (47%) had poor knowledge.
Conservatives in Congress and the Trump administration are working to fundamentally restructure Medicaid in ways that could undermine coverage overall and for family planning in particular (see "Why Protecting Medicaid Means Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health," 2017).
However, there exist misconceptions regarding the use of family planning methods in Islam, with many believing that Islam opposes family planning methods.
The expansion of family welfare centres and introduction of community-based family planning workers programme was initially incorporated in the annual development programmes (ADPs) between 2014 and 2018.
Based on the memorandum, among the roles and functions of the appointed or designated local population officer or coordinator include coordinating with local departments or offices, including the villages for the planning and conduct of critical strategies for the full implementation of the program on population and family planning which is community-based.
She said that gap in child birth was very important, as 10 to 15 thousand women die every year during child delivery in Pakistan and there was a need to promote public awareness about family planning in society.
Citing the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey, about 0.3 percent of Filipino women actually use natural family planning methods, with only Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) and Sympto-Thermal method (STM) posting 0.
Pathfinder International has reiterated the need for a sustained advocacy to ensure a sustainable financial and government support for family planning in Nigeria.
FP2020 is a global partnership that strives to make this a reality, by bringing together governments, civil society, multilateral organizations, donors, the private sector, and the research and development community to invest in rights-based family planning.

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