August 14, 2018

Experts worry over declining use of Family Planning in Lagos (Independent)

Experts worry over declining use of Family Planning in Lagos (Independent)

Unmet needs for contraceptives among women in the Southwest region of Nigeria have been going down in the last decade. But, this has not been the case for Lagos State, the latest Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (MICS) conducted by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown.

For instance, in 2007 the unmet needs for contraceptives among married women in the South West region was lowest in Lagos State, but the new survey by NBS which was carried out with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), shows that while unmet  need for contraceptives is on the decline in the region, it is on the increase in Lagos State. Read more

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