By Kemi Olatunde
As a way of commemorating the 2022 World Contraception Day, the Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (OSPHCDA) has distributed not less than 3000 condoms to residents of the state, just as it also provided Family Planning services to 100 women in Akure South Local Government area of the state.
The beneficiaries of the condoms were both males and females across major streets and markets in Akure.
The Family Planning services were given to women at the Arakale Comprehensive Health Centre in Akure.
Speaking with The Hope, Director, Family Planning, OSPHCDA, Mrs Rosemary Adegbulu stated that the event was aimed at sensitising residents and create awareness on the importance of family planning.
According to her, there is need for people to embrace family planning, noting that it is key in attaining a better future.
She explained that proper family planning frees the community from miscreants which according to her, reduces social vices adding that it helps in improving the nation’s health indices.
Cross section of beneficiaries who spoke With The Hope expressed appreciation to the Agency for the event and promised to embrace family planning to sustain them for a better future.
The event which was put in place by a partner, Marie Stopes International Organisation of Nigeria in collaboration with OSPHCDA had its theme as “creating a world where every birth is wanted.”