Liftoff: The Blossoming of Contraceptive Implant Use in Africa

Date: October 2017 Resource Type: Array Publications

This article shares highlights from national surveys of every sub-Saharan African country with results published between 2015-2017 to explore recent and longer-term changes in modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR), method-specific prevalence, and a method’s share of the current modern method mix. Findings imply greater need for the international family planning community to maintain its focus on rights-based programming, ensuring reliable access to implant removal as well as insertion services, and addressing issues of financing and sustainability.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.