UNFPA Cameroon

Cameroon is a politically stable country, but it struggles with continued development deficits such as a rise in maternal mortality. A growing youth population faces unemployment, high illiteracy rates, and an HIV epidemic. UNFPA has supported the implementation of national health strategies and the development of data management tools. It helps to boost the supply and demand for reproductive health care services, by delivering secure systems to provide contraceptives and greater access to emergency obstetric care. Programmes also focus on promoting gender equality and youth policies, and combatting gender-based violence.

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Población

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Salud materna y neonatal

  • Partos atendidos por personal de salud cualificado

Salud sexual y reproductiva

  • Tasa de prevalencia del uso de anticonceptivos, cualquier método

  • Demanda no satisfecha

Educación

Fecundidad

Tasa de fecundidad total, mujeres, 2010-2015

Esperanza de vida

Esperanza de vida al nacer, 2010-2015

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Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 15

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  • Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 15
  • Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 18

Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 18 or 15

Percentage of 15-24 year old females who think that wife beating is justified under at least one condition

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Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

All contraceptives - Cameroon

No Data Available
Supplies economic impact

Impact on lifespan in Cameroon*

31,059
Healthy years of life saved (women)
246,417
Healthy years of life saved (children)
277,476
Healthy years of life saved (women and children)
3,422,036
Direct healthcare costs saved (2015 USD)*
Supplies health impact

Health impact in Cameroon

509
Maternal deaths averted
2,914
Child deaths averted
46,620
Unsafe abortions averted
Supplies demographic impact

Demographic impact in Cameroon

141,274
Unintended pregnancies averted
46,620
Abortions averted