7.727 Number of women aged 15-49 (thousands)1 7.727 Total Fertility Rate (TFR)2 25% Percent of Married Women 15-49 Using Contraception, Modern Methods2 0.4% Percent of women using IUDs Among Modern Contraceptive Users3 32.9% Percent with Unmet Need for Family Planning4
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 4 Family Planning 2020
Ghana Health Service (GHS)
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 invigorated in 2015 and in total 2.200 units have been donated until today.