Family Planning

'Your Right to Plan' campaign on contraception, pregnancy to kick off in 10 governorates

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 11:51 GMT

A campaign by the Health Ministry will kick off Sunday and last until Aug. 26 in 10 out of Egypt’s 27 governorates to provide family planning services.

5.5M door-to-door visits carried out as part of ‘Two Enough’ campaign

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 03:29 GMT

The “Two Enough” national project that aims to curb the population increase in Egypt, is targeting more than one million women in the country.

T.V. anchor referred to court for 'insulting' Upper Egyptians over their large families

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 02:08 GMT

T.V. anchor Tamer Amin has been referred to a misdemeanor court for a session on March 20 for “insulting Upper Egyptians” in a comment deemed discriminatory.

Dar al-Iftaa launches ‘Birth Control is Permissible’ hashtag

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 02:38 GMT

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.

Health ministry reveals decline in net population growth in Egypt

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 11:22 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Khaled Megahed revealed Sunday that the net growth of population per 1,000 individuals dropped.

Egypt, UN Population Fund discuss localization of SDGs, adaptation to COVID-19 reality

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 09:18 GMT

The minister also indicated that the government has a comprehensive family planning strategy.

Project addressing gap in reproductive health rights in Egypt approved by Sisi

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 02:08 GMT

An Egyptian-Canadian agreement on a project to address the gap in reproductive health rights has been approved by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Family planning program launched in 6 governorates: Ministry

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 10:24 GMT

The program will take off from December 16 and will last for 10 days.

‘Population increase is eating up economic reforms’: MP

Fri, 25 May 2018 - 03:51 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has previously also noted that the rapid increase in population is also affecting the economic reforms, and are slowing them down.

Ministry of Health launches family planning program

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 05:22 GMT

The program aims to improve citizens’ health behavior and support the quality of family planning services and reproductive health

Family planning permissible in Islamic Sharia: Grand Mufti

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 09:08 GMT

Family planning is a major factor for any society that aims to achieve development and progress.

Egypt targets 2.5 children per woman: Health Ministry

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 05:20 GMT

Egypt seeks to bring down the fertility rate from 3.5 children per woman to 2.5, according to statements by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health

New family planning commitments to face Trump’s cuts

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 09:04 GMT

at the ‘Global Family Planning’ summit, at least 37 governments, 16 private companies and 11 partner organizations, including civil society and private foundations.

Understanding female birth control methods ‘contraceptives’

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 01:17 GMT

Family planning services represent a comprehensive approach to allow individuals to freely attain their desired number of children and spacing of pregnancies

UNFPA Executive Director passed away at the age of 68

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 12:43 GMT

Babatunde Osotimehin believed that family planning is most important intervention you can give to liberate a woman’s energy and life.