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Reproductive Health

Within the framework of WHO's definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well being addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life. Reproductive health implies that people are able to have a responsible ,satisfying and safer sex life and that they have the capability to reproduce and the freedom to decide if when and how often to do so.

It also includes the rights of men and women to be informed of and to have access to safe, effective, affordable and acceptable methods of birth control of their choice and the right to access to appropriate health care services that will enable women to go safely through pregnancy and childbirth and provide couples with the best chance of having a healthy infant. According to the WHO reproductive and sexual ill health accounts for 20%of the global burden of ill health for women and 14% for men. Reproductive health is very important for a developing nation as healthy human resources are important for country's economy.