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Cameroon Government takes Measures towards Family Planning

 

Ten male condoms now costs 50FCFA while Oral contraceptives and pills stand at 125FCFA. The Minister of Public Health reveal it on 13 July in his ministerial department in front of the press in the framework of the promotion of family planning in Cameroon.This meeting, initiated by the Ministry of Public Health, took place in an international context marked by a high-level summit on family planning held in London, a summit in which Cameroon takes part.

Thus to avoid the maternal mortality in Cameroon due to the Too early pregnancies; Too close together; Too many and too late, the government is committed to ensuring contraceptive security by making available quality contraceptive products; Increase the funding of family planning in the national budget; Initiate community-based delivery of injectable methods in addition to pills and condoms; Increase access of young people to reproductive health/family planning services.

Contraceptive products are available at publicly funded health facilities from the integrated health center to the first-tier health facilities. In addition, pharmacies also offer them, “added the minister.

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