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‘Family Planning 2030’ new program launched in Kyrgyzstan

by July 1, 2022 General

The Kyrgyz capital city of Bishkek hosted on Friday an event to launch the new program “Family Planning 2030”, where the commitment of the Kyrgyz Republic to achieve the goals of the program was presented.

The Health Ministry of the republic reported that the event was attended by Zharkynbek Kasymbekov, representatives of civil society, interested ministries and departments, international development partners working together to promote family planning.

Commitments of Kyrgyzstan on “Family Planning 2030” program:

– Improving the quality of FP services through the development and implementation of clinical protocols/guidelines and providing quality postpartum and postabortion FP counseling and voluntary contraception to all clients, by involving private health facility organizations in this process.

– Developing and increasing digital-data visibility of management of supply chain of contraceptives purchased from the state budget and ensuring territorial accessibility and economic affordability of various types of contraceptives for end users.

– Reducing the adolescent birth rate from 50 per 1,000 women to 40 per 1,000 women by focusing actions on sexually active adolescents aged 18-19 years through increasing access to Reproductive Health information and services.

– Integrating minimum standards for sexual and reproductive health including family planning using MISP tool into preparedness/disaster risk national plan.

– Allocating and fully spending the state budget for Family Planning using advocacy and digital mechanisms in order to increase the use of contraceptives by women of reproductive age from the list of high medical and social risk of maternal mortality to 60% by 2026 and to 70% by 2030.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency