Top Facts & Statistics
1 in 4surveyed Kenyan students aged 15–17 learn about contraception
487,000HIV-infected women in Sub-Saharan Africa do not receive medicine to prevent mother-to-child transmission every year
154,000maternal deaths per year in Africa that could be prevented by meeting the need for contraception and maternal and newborn care
Hear From An Expert
Unsafe abortion costs the Ugandan health system $14 million per year. More investment in contraceptive services would improve women’s health and save millions of dollars. Every dollar spent on family planning saves more than five dollars in postabortion care services.