WELCOME TO THE NATIONAL POPULATION COUNCIL

The National Population Council (NPC) was established by the National Population Council, Act 485, 1994, to advise Government on all population matters. The NPC is the highest statutory body set up to advice Government on the population and related issues. The NPC is a parastatal body located in the office of the President.

The NPC has a strong advocacy role to promote the goals and objectives of the National Population Policy, the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) and the ICPD Programme of Action.

The NPC raises awareness of population and development issues including reproductive health to mobilise support and resources for the implementation of programmes.

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POPULATION COUNTER

WHAT WE DO

Learn about what we do.

coordination

COORDINATION

The National Population Council coordinates the implementation of the policy and programmes, fosters functional linkages and harmonises population issues among sectoral ministries..

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advocacy

ADVOCACY

The NPC has a strong advocacy role to promote the goals and objectives of the National Population Policy, the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) and the ICPD Programme of Action.

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Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

RESEARCH, MONITORING & EVALUATION

Understanding and examining population dynamics and the linkages between population, reproductive health, human rights, gender equality and poverty, among other issues is central to

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We Are Technically competent, Results oriented, Dynamic leadership & People-Centered