Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP) has unveiled its resource centre in Abuja to serve as an information hub on family planning.
Speaking at the opening, chair of AAFP’s board of trustees, Umar Sani Jabbi, Sarkin Yaki Gagi said, “The centre will serve … for family planning- related matters [to the public] and information for policy makers.”
Gagi said for people in the rural areas to abandon harmful traditional practices and embrace family planning, “advocacy and enlightenment must be continuous. With the resource centre, we can achieve more.”
Also speaking, the chairman AAFP, Dr. Ejike Oji said the association, through the centre, will increase access to high quality information and family planning services.
The centre, housed in a block Abuja’s Garki district, is open to the public for research and information on family planning to policy makers at all levels.
AAFP is a national coalition of family planning in Nigeria, with a vision to increase access to family planning in Nigeria.