Posted By Staff Reporter
Member for Sumkar Ken Fairweather, says almost half the country's adult population cannot gain access to family planning assistance.
Mr. Fairweather also told Parliament of the stigma attached to family planning.
PNG has the worst maternal mortality rate in the Pacific, with 733 deaths in every 100,000 births.
Prime Minister Peter O'Neill also told Parliament of the need to improve family planning, including the use of contraceptive implants for women.
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