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Myths and misconceptions about family planning are addressed through community conversations, entertainment education and provider trainings.

Nigeria has the highest population in Africa and is the seventh most populous in the world.

Since NURHI’s inception the contraceptive prevalence rate has increased between 2.3-15.5 percentage points among women in union in project cities.

In 2011, the Nigerian government announced family planning commodities would be free and available to all States.

375 social mobilizers take the streets daily throughout NURHI cities educating their communities about family planning.

Over 850 Family Planning providers have been trained through NURHI activities.

NURHI’s headquarters are in Abuja but the project operates in six field sites throughout the country.

NURHI is one of four Urban Reproductive Health Initiatives - others are being implemented in India, Kenya and Senegal.