Papua New Guinea has a population growth rate of 3.1 percent and a fertility rate of 3.8 percent.
Family planning is vital to control the population growth in the country. Planning the number of children you want can be very beneficial when it comes to meeting the basic necessities of your children.
PNG has a National Family Planning Policy and it states that people in the reproductive age range have the right to decide on the number of children they want to have.
We highlight in this episode the fact that when it comes to family planning, it is not only the responsibility of women but men to also understand what family planning is about and the methods available for them to use to plan their families as it takes a man and woman to conceive a child.