Excellence in Leadership in Family Planning (EXCELL) Awards-2022

At the International Conference on Family Planning held in Pattaya, Thailand, India is the only nation to have won the Leadership in Family Planning (EXCELL) Awards-2022 in the “country category.”

Key Highlights

  • Modern contraceptive methods have been widely adopted in India, aiding couples in their decision-making on family size.
  • The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) – 5 data show these.
  • According to NFHS-5 data, the country’s overall contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) increased from 54% to 67% when compared to NFHS-4.
  • In a similar vein, the percentage of unmet needs for family planning significantly decreased from 13% to 9%.

International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP)

  • The largest scientific conference on family planning and reproductive health in the world, it serves as a global strategy for family planning and reproductive health.
  • The most recent conference took place in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2018.
  • This conference is held every two years as of 2009.
  • Kampala, Uganda, hosted the first conference in 2009.
  • It offers a chance to interact with groups from civil society, youth organizations, academia, governments, corporations, cities, parliaments, and labour unions in order to share knowledge, celebrate achievements, and acknowledge advancements made in the direction of achieving universal access to family planning systems, services, and products.
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