WORLD CONTRACEPTION DAY

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The world Conception Day takes place on september 26th every year. The annual worldwide campaign centers around a vision where every pregnancy is wanted. its mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices.
The Department of Health provides reproductive health services, family planning, cervical and breast screening, cryotherapy, HIV testing and counselling Services and health Education during the events.
Interesting facts about contraception you should know:
1). over 211 million pregnancies are estimated to occur every year and currently more than 40% of them are unwanted
2). of the 40% unwanted pregnancies about 50% end with an abortion often in unsafe conditions that threaten the womans health and life
3).about 16 million adolescent girls aged 15 to 19 give birth every year and one million are under 15. they are much more at incurring fatal complications while giving birth than women over 19.
4). the first condom appeared in 3000 B.C and were made from animal intestines and fish bladder.
5). access to contraceptives is even more harder for adolescent girls and living in emergency settings with more than 500 women and girls dying each day due to pregnancy and childbirth complications

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