1 PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2013 Data Sheet
|Number of women aged 15-49 (millions)1
|Total Fertility Rate (TFR)2
|Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) Modern Methods3
|Percent with Unmet Need for Family Planning5
2 Population Reference Bureau, 2016 World Population Data Sheet
3 Population Reference Bureau, 2016 World Population Data Sheet
4 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). Trends in Contrareptive Use Worldwide 2015 (ST/ESA/SER.A/349).
5 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). Model-based Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators 2015. New York: United Nations.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is a Public Service body established under Act 525 if 1996 as required by the 1992 constitution. It is an autonomous Executive Agency responsible for implementation of national policies under the control of the Minister for Health through its governing Council – the Ghana Health Service Council. With a first donation of 1,000 in 2008, the LNG-IUS has been incorporated in the contraceptive method mix at 3 teaching hospitals and the Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate. The partnership with Ghana Health Service was reinvigorated in 2015.