UNFPA Nicaragua

Active in Nicaragua since 1974, UNFPA supports the inclusion of issues related to population dynamics, young people, sexual and reproductive health, and gender-based violence into public policies. Nicaragua has successfully incorporated reproductive rights in its health and education laws and policies, and made headway in reducing maternal mortality. But key challenges remain, including a high adolescent pregnancy rate. UNFPA strengthens capacities to provide high quality maternal health and newborn care, comprehensive sexuality education for young people, and investments in the country’s “demographic dividend”. It also backs measures to prevent and respond to 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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Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

All contraceptives - Nicaragua

No Data Available
Supplies economic impact

Impact on lifespan in Nicaragua*

3
Healthy years of life saved (women)
22
Healthy years of life saved (children)
24
Healthy years of life saved (women and children)
1,476
Direct healthcare costs saved (2015 USD)*
Supplies health impact

Health impact in Nicaragua

0
Maternal deaths averted
0
Child deaths averted
39
Unsafe abortions averted
Supplies demographic impact

Demographic impact in Nicaragua

83
Unintended pregnancies averted
39
Abortions averted
Dashboards available for Nicaragua

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