Indonesia commits to realizing the quality of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services

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JAKARTA — Indonesia Government commits to realizing the quality of family planning and reproductive health services, through equitable and sustainable health services for all Indonesian society.

This is stated in launching the commitment of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia in Family Planning 2030 was launched in Jakarta, Monday (01/08/2022) in a hybrid way. FP 2030 is a continued commitment to the achievement of FP 2020 that was formed at the London Summit in 2012. Indonesia is 1 of 69 countries that is globally committed to decreasing the unmet need rate.

Photo: Muhadjir Effendy (The Coordinating Minister of Human Development and Culture of The Republic of Indonesia)

This event was attended by the Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia, Muhadjir Effendy, The Chairman of the National Population and Family Planning Board, Dr.(H.C) dr. Hasto Wardoyo, Sp.OG (K), The Executive Director of FP 2030, Dr. Samukeliso Dube, UNFPA Representative in Indonesia, Anjali Sen, and The Head of Development Cooperation of the Canadian Embassy, Kevin Tokar.

The Coordinating Minister, Muhadjir Effendy emphasized the government fully supports the effort of FP 2030 commitment acceleration.

“to achieve FP 2030 a coordinated and comprehensive mechanism is needed between ministries, institutions, and stakeholders of family planning program.” Said Muhadjir as a keynote speaker at the event.

Photo: Dr.(H.C) dr. Hasto Wardoyo, Sp.OG(K) (The Chairman of The National Population and Family Planning Board)

Meanwhile, The Chairman of The National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN), Dr.(H.C) dr. Hasto Wardoyo, Sp.O (K) in his remarks stated that there are 10 Indonesian government commitments in Family Planning (FP) 2030.

First, to ensure the realization of right-based contraceptive services that are voluntary, quality, and comprehensive in accordance with Indonesian Law. Second, private sector contribution towards family planning/reproductive health included providing modern contraception services at all levels of the health system.

“Third, to ensure the financing for family planning and reproductive health. Fourth, promote the right-based data utilization and indicators for monitoring and evaluation of the family planning program. Fifth, risk mitigation of covid-19 impact and other health crisis due to disaster by ensuring the availability and services of contraception”, said Hasto in his remarks.

Meanwhile, the sixth point, Hasto said the government is able to ensure the realization of adolescent reproductive health by providing information and education for the well-being of next-generation. For the seventh point of commitment, he said the role optimization of civil society, non-government organizations, private sectors, community leaders, religious leaders, academics, and media in supporting the implementation of the family planning and reproductive health program.  

“eighth, the integration program of family planning and community nutrition. Ninth, integrate the family planning services by providing the information to support HIV prevention and sexually transmitted infection. lastly, to increase Indonesia’s role in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in family planning and reproductive health” he added.

Photo: Anjali Sen (UNFPA Representative in Indonesia)

UNFPA Representative in Indonesia, Anjali Sen emphasized that her party will commit to continuing its support for global family planning commitments by FP 2030 that forward strength and new work system to reflect together-work commitment.

“key commitments to a fair and right-based approach, leadership, inclusiveness, transparency, and shared accountability,” said Anjali Sen.

The Executive Director of Cipta Foundation, Dini Haryati in the same occasion explained that Cipta Foundation as FP 2030 CSO Focal Point is fully committed to supporting the success of family planning and reproductive health implementation in Indonesia.

Photo: Kevin Tokar (The Head of Development Cooperation of the Canadian Embassy)

The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) reached 2,24 (100% of target), whereas the number of Age Specific Fertility Rate (ASFR) 15-19 years old was 20,5 per 1000 women of childbearing age (120% of target).

“The achievement of the human development target through the Bangga Kencana Program (Family Development, Population, and Family Planning) in 2021 shows excellent results,” said dr. Hasto.

Hasto added there are challenges first, how to reduce the number of Unmet Needs tha increased to 18%, second, how to reduce the prevalence of stunting from 24,4% in 2021. (Public Relation/RFS).

 

 

BKKBN PRESS RELEASE

No. 178/M.C/VII/2022

 

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