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n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

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Family planning investments have also been shown to lead to savings in the cost of healthcare services by reducing pregnancy-related injuries and deaths, while reducing the burden on public amenities such as health, water and sanitation, as well as education.
Some provisions of the rule include banning providers from initiating conversations with women about abortions as a family planning option or referring them to abortion providers.
Proper family planning has a great impact on the improvement and welfare of any people.
Since 1972, federal law has required state Medicaid programs to cover family planning services and supplies for all reproductive-age enrollees.
Self-administered comprehensive proforma was used to collect data for demographic information and information regarding their knowledge, attitude, and practices of family planning methods.
Following 1992's Village-Based Family Planning Worker Programme (VBFPW) of the Ministry of Population Welfare, the government prepared a similar programme at the provincial level.
The family planning (FP) program was officially launched in 1969 through Executive Order 171, and institutionalized as a national policy then through Republic Act 6365 and Presidential Decree No.
the need for family planning. She said that the government was taking necessary steps to ensure the health of mother and child.
Perez said one of the major reasons for unplanned pregnancies among poor women and couples is their lack of access to family planning information and services.
According to Dr Jega, advocacy groups into family planning will only be able to continue to drive Family planning sustainability if they ensure a strong and robust financial and management systems that will engender donor support.
Despite, Sri Lanka's significant achievements, the Demographic and Health Survey (2016) highlights that 35% of married women in Sri Lanka do not use contraception and the unmet need for family planning is at 7.3%.

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