The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) held a planning retreat with members of the Parliamentary Network on Population and Development (PNPD) at Enashapai Resort & Spa in Naivasha, Nakuru County from 30th November to 2nd December, 2018.
The PNPD draws its membership from three Parliamentary Committees namely; Health, Finance & Budgeting and Trade.
The Honourable Members were sensitized on emerging population and development issues which including teenage pregnancies, demographic dividend and why population data is crucial for evidence and programming. It was noted that the message to the populace should be giving birth to the number of children one can give quality education, health care and housing.
The Members agreed to support population and development programmes in the Country.