The Mombasa county government has launched a new concept that seeks to unify the county’s birth control strategies.
Dubbed the Mombasa Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan, the model defines key activities in the implementation roadmap, impact, county budget, resource mobilization, progress monitoring as well as providing a framework for inclusive participation.
It was the launch of a strategy on birth control at the Tononoka Social Hall in Mombasa that will for the next five years unify the county’s strategy for birth control.
With statistics indicating that 58 per cent of currently married women in the region are using contraceptives, amid continued reliance on government facilities as a major source of contraceptives, Mombasa county assembly Health Committee Chair Kibwana Swaleh says there remains a need for a new strategy on family planning.
The Mombasa County administration winning praise from Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung , the organization that sponsored the Plan for having set aside a 5 million shillings budget for family planning during this financial year.
The foundation has pledged to partner with other stakeholders to help address family planning in the country.