The Ministry of Health and Population, represented by the Population and Family Planning Sector, is launching a free activation campaign for family planning and reproductive health under the slogan "Your Right to Organize" in the governorates of Giza, Gharbiya, Dakahlia, Sharkia, Minya and Qena, within the next two weeks of this month And in cooperation with the United Nations Fund.
Dr. Khalid Mujahid, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and Ministry Spokesman, explained that this campaign comes within the framework of the directives of Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population to provide and provide services and means of family planning in cities and villages at the level of the Republic, especially remote, deprived and random areas, to implement the initiative of the President of the Republic. A decent life, "to raise rates of family planning use and reduce reproduction rates.
Mujahid added that the campaign will be implemented in two stages: the first during the period from 8 to 12 September, and the second during the period from 15 to 19 of the same month, pointing out that during the campaign will provide family planning services and reproductive health and counseling through the signing of medical examination and spending Family planning, especially long-term means and free medicines through family planning specialists, women and obstetricians in fixed and mobile clinics, urban centers, public and central hospitals and maternal and child care centers.
Dr. Sahar Al-Sunbati, Head of Population and Family Planning Sector, pointed out that 395 seminars will be held in 79 departments in the targeted places and villages during the campaign, pointing out that the media message will be unified with the participation of supervision teams of directorates, departments, media officials, rural women leaders, Islamic and Christian clergy and community leaders, including meetings For men under the slogan "Kalam men", and meetings for women housewives of childbearing age under the slogan: "Whisper to your health", and meetings for the mother-in-law and elderly women under the slogan: "My mother-in-law," and meetings for working women "government employees" of childbearing age under the slogan Nizmati, youth meetings under the slogan "Our family is perfect", in addition to theatrical performances and cultural activities in the cultural palaces and youth centers. These seminars revolve around the role of men and their participation in family planning decision, support for women's health, and the role of youth in advocating for family planning and awareness of adolescence and response. On rumors about family planning methods, the concept of family planning and its impact on maternal and child health.
She added that besides the keenness of the sector to provide quality health services, awareness-raising services will be provided within the “Ayamna Ahla” initiative to raise health awareness for different age and community segments to raise awareness of the importance of family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, in coordination with many partners. Such as the directorates of education, endowments, Al-Azhar, the Egyptian Church, NGOs, localities, the National Council for Women and the National Population Council.
She pointed out that there will be exhibitions of women's clubs in the campaign to provide handicrafts and leather goods and local food and sewing and knitting works that beneficiaries do after training through the officials of women's clubs, in the belief of the sector to support the development of Egyptian women and raise the economic level of Egyptian families, and raise the ability of women to make decisions Especially the reproductive decision.