Zim Beats Global Family Planning Target

By Kudakwashe Pembere Zimbabwe has achieved the FP 2020 goal of increasing contraceptive prevalence rate three years beforehand. In 2012, the Zimbabwean government at the London FP2020 summit vowed to up access to quality modern contraceptives to couples, women and girls by 2020. To fulfil this pledge precociously alongside putting into effect the National Family Planning Strategy, government consulting several stakeholders in the health sector such as UNFPA, developed the National FP Costed Implementation Plan 2016-2020. Speaking on behalf of Health and Child Care minister DR David Parirenyatwa, the ministry’s…

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