Cameroon

Country code: 
CMR
ISO2 code: 
CM
ISO3 code: 
CMR
WB Country Code: 
CM

Cameroon - Increasing the Uptake of Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives Among Adolescent and Young Women 2017-2018

Description: 

Cameroon exhibits a high level of maternal mortality (roughly 600 per 100,000 live births), partially related to its high total fertility rate (roughly 4.6). Survey evidence furthermore suggests that a significant fraction of pregnancies is unwanted or considered mistimed by the mother, especially among females under the age of 20. Despite this, the rate of utilization of family planning (FP) is low: e.g. only 48% of sexually active unmarried women use any form of (modern) contraception, or MC, and even then, it is primarily condoms. The use of LARCs (long-acting reversible contraceptives...

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Microdata