(From The Jakarta Post)
Anxious about Indonesia's growing population, the government has introduced a community-based family planning program at the neighborhood unit (RT) level to give people better access to contraception.
"The program will require a bigger role from the head of an RT and his or her secretary," National Family Planning Coordinating Board chairwoman Sumarjati Arjoso said on Thursday.
Under the new program, local residents will be able to obtain birth control pills and condoms from their neighborhood heads instead of having to go to community health centers (Puskesmas). In remote or rural areas it can take people hours to reach a …