Back to the complete issue
Monday, 9 November 2020

Family planning programs aims to get over 20 mn families on board by mid 2021

More than 20 mn families will be onboarded in the government’s family planning program with over 2.8 mn new participants by mid-2021, according to a Planning Ministry statement. The program also aims to increase the number of women who use family planning clinics to 17.1 mn over the same period. The EGP 100 mn Two is Enough family planning program, an initiative launched in 2018 as part of the wider program that has been implemented in 10 governorates so far, will also be expanded.

BACKGROUND- The targets come as part of a wider government plan to stem population growth through awareness campaigns and cash payouts to families in the program. As Egypt’s population breached the 100 mn mark earlier this year, CAPMAS head Khairat Barakat had said we could be on our way to a population of 192 mn by 2052, a number that could be curbed to 143 mn if family planning measures are successful.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of HSBC Egypt (tax ID: 204-901-715), the leading corporate and retail lender in Egypt; EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Moharram & Partners (tax ID: 616-112-459), the leading public policy and government affairs partner; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Mashreq (tax ID: 204-898-862), the MENA region’s leading homegrown personal and digital bank; Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt; Hassan Allam Properties (tax ID:  553-096-567), one of Egypt’s most prominent and leading builders; and Saleh, Barsoum & Abdel Aziz (tax ID: 220-002-827), the leading audit, tax and accounting firm in Egypt.