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60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
Hear From An Expert
The potential gains resulting from investments in sexual and reproductive health intervension are well within reach. A package of care that would meet all women’s needs for modern contraception, pregnancy-related and newborn care, and treatment for the four major curable STIs would cost just $10.60 per capita per year in low- and middle-income countries.