What are the objectives of the PPMP?

Name of Office: POPCOM

The objectives of the PPMP are:

  • Help couples/parents exercise responsible parenting to achieve the desired number, timing, and spacing of children and to contribute in improving maternal, neonatal and child health, and nutrition (MNCHN) status;
  • Help adolescents and youth avoid pre-marital sex, teenage pregnancies, early marriages, sexuality transmitted infections and other psycho-social concerns; and
  • Contribute to policies, plans and programs that will assist government to attain population growth and distribution consistent with economic activities and sustainable development.