Top Facts & Statistics
154,000maternal deaths per year in Africa that could be prevented by meeting the need for contraception and maternal and newborn care
80%reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in Africa
487,000HIV-infected women in Sub-Saharan Africa do not receive medicine to prevent mother-to-child transmission every year
Hear From An Expert
Investing in modern contraception is not only the right thing to do; it's also a cost-saving investment. For every additional dollar invested in contraceptive services in developing regions, the cost of pregnancy-related care is reduced by $2.20.