On Nov 13, 2017, the Ministry of Health announced two important changes in leadership positions.
Political support at all levels of government is essential to increase utilization of family planning. The DRC continues to lead action to improve access to and utilization of family planning services.
A functional logistics system is necessary to ensure that family planning programs are able to obtain key data. Read more to learn about contraceptive flow within the health system.
It is important to improve physical access to quality family planning services. Check out these innovative maps of family planning service delivery points throughout the city of Kinshasa.
Out of the 518 health zones in DRC, 359 receive support from one or several partners for FP services. Check out where donors are investing and which parts of the country remain underserved.
Program and survey data allow trends to be monitored and demonstrate progress achieved towards increased use of FP.
Organizations in the DRC use numerous strategies to generate interest in and motivate the use of family planning, from individual counseling to mass media campaigns. Learn more about what these organizations are doing.