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The world celebrates contraception day

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The world today marks contraception day on 26 September amidst the novel coronavirus that has seen a huge rise in teenage pregnancy.

Contraception day seeks to improve awareness of contraceptives methods and enables men and women to make informed choices on their sexual and production health.

speaking during the world contraception day Dr. Pasifika Onyancha the acting director of medical service and preventive and promotive health said that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a tremendous up heel in the health systems around the world disrupting access to family planning information and services as well as sexual the reproductive health

“Kenya celebrate the progress it has made as a country in deliberation and focus efforts towards expanding access to contraceptive options which has provided women with opportunities to make decisions that protect their health and wellbeing so as they can live to their full potentials,” said Onyancha

This comes as the country records the highest number of teenage pregnancies in the country since the closure of learning institutions.