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Integrating Family Planning into Primary Health Care in Malawi

Malawi is among the low- and middle-income countries that are taking steps to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). The performance of primary health care (PHC) systems in these countries and their ability to deliver quality essential health services contribute to this process. This fact sheet provides an overview of Malawi’s progress in integrating one such service: family planning.

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries, with more than two-thirds of the population living below the poverty line. Despite resource limitations, the government of Malawi has expressed strong political commitment to improving the health and well-being of Malawians, including providing access to family planning services.

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