4.508 Number of women aged 15-49 (thousands)1 2.5 Total Fertility Rate (TFR)2 39% Percent of Married Women 15-49 Using Contraception, Modern Methods2 3.4% Percent of women using IUDs Among Modern Contraceptive Users3 12.5% Percent with Unmet Need for Family Planning2
1 Population by Broad Age Groups – Female – UN Population Division 2020 2 PRB 2019 World Population Data Sheet 3 UN Contraceptive Use by Method Data Booklet 2019
Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope / AmeriCares
AmeriCares is an international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization that provides immediate response to emergency medical needs and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs around the world. As part of a global collaboration with the ICA Foundation, AmeriCares and its partner, Hope Worldwide, have worked together to provide high-quality free medical care at Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope (SHCH) in Phnom Penh and Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital in Kampot. Since the initial donation in 2012, Americares has incorporated in total 850 units of LNG IUS devices, available for distribution into existing family planning services and satellite women’s centers in these two supported facilities, serving hundreds of patients per day and addressing women’s health needs ranging from pregnancy-risk pathologies to heavy menstrual bleeding.