It is carried out in collaboration with the Egyptian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.
Egypt’s National Dialogue proposed teaching population and birth control subjects in schools and universities in a closed session on Tuesday.
The new program aims at reducing the birth rate from 2.8 children to 1.6 children per family, said the Egyptian Cabinet in a statement on January 31. The program was discussed by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly in a meeting with Minister of Planning Hala El-Saied.
The Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday the total number of visits held by women to family planning units, medical caravans, and civil society facilities.
Those are offered through mobile clinics, caravans, and door-to-door visit campaigns.
The first phase is taking place on February 13-24.
Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa launched on its official page on Facebook a hashtag that reads “Birth Control is permissible,” to ensure that family planning and birth control methods are not religiously forbidden as some people think.
An Egyptian-Canadian agreement on a project to address the gap in reproductive health rights has been approved by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
“Birth control is a legitimate matter in Islam. It is necessary nowadays," he said.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi described overpopulation as a threat that is no less dangerous than terrorism.
President undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control.
Family planning services represent a comprehensive approach to allow individuals to freely attain their desired number of children and spacing of pregnancies
A birth control draft law which would subsidize a family’s first three children was submitted to Parliament Sunday by Parliamentarian Ghada al-Agamy.