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Family planning, through birth spacing, has emerged as the appropriate strategy to improve socio-economic development indicators in Mauritania. It is with this in mind that the country has set itself the objective of improving the supply of family planning services. For 2025, Mauritania wants to increase the modern contraceptive prevalence rate among married women from 19.0% in 2020 to 25% by creating an enabling environment for the promotion of FP.

Core indicators

89.000

Additional users in 10 years

20%

mCPR Married Women

30.2%

Unmet needs

39.5%

Demand satisfied

Our
vision

By 2030, a Mauritania where all women, adolescents and newlyweds have equitable and sustainable access to quality sexual and reproductive health services including family planning/birth spacing and guaranteeing access to information and freedom of contraceptive methods choice.

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Le PO a atteint et dépassé, en 2020, ces objectifs en enregistrant plus de 3,8 millions d’utilisatrices additionnelles au lieu de 3,3 millions. Son objectif actuel est d’atteindre 13 millions d’utilisatrices de méthodes modernes d’ici 2030, doublant ainsi le chiffre actuel qui est de 6,5 millions.

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OPCU staff

Daoudou Idrissou

Country Liaison Associate

Address  : Lome - Togo

Focal points

Sidi Brahim Sidi Oumar

Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health Director/Health Ministry

Address : Nouakchott, Mauritania

Aliou Diop

Chairman OSC/PF

Address : Nouakchott, Mauritania

Koudiedji Camara

Youth Focal Point/FP2030

Address : Nouakchott, Mauritania

Saîdou Kabore

Resident Representative/UNFPA

Address : Nouakchott, Mauritania

Bocar Mbaye

Technical Advisor/UNFPA

Address : Nouakchott, Mauritania

Lisa Washington-Sow

Country Program Manager/USAID

Address : Nouakchott, Mauritania

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