KP government unveiled unprecedented initiative in Country’s history over married couples, child and woman's pregnancy
PESHAWAR - The provincial government link of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa link has approved the clause of the counseling of the couple over child birth in the matrimonial agreement link (Nikah Form) and a booklet in this regard has also been prepared.
This was stated by Additional Secretary, Population Welfare link, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa link Dildar Mohammad while highlighting the achievement of the department during first year of the incumbent PTI link government link in the province. Director, Technical Population Welfare link, Dr Naila and Director General (DG) Fazal Rabi were also present on the occasion.
They said that during financial year 2018-19, the department has provided family link planning related medicines and services to over one million link couples and 0.4 million link ordinary patients were provided free medicines.
With the cooperation of Population Welfare link Centres, the department organized 6049 satellite camps in far-flung areas where the people were provided free contraceptives and other medicines while 3312 extension camps were also organized with cooperaton of mobile link service centres.
Similarly, 1.045 million link couples were provided couple year protection against pregnancy while a Population Welfare link Training Institute (PWTI) was also established to provide training to officers and non-technical staff of the department.
The department also continued awareness campaign throughout the year to educate people regarding family link planning while nearly 10,000 meetings and seminars were also organized with clerics and public representatives to address different kind of misconceptions in t his regard.
For inclusion of the health hygiene matrial, like skills based education link and population dynamics in Pakistan link in the syllabus and textbooks, the department is working in close coordination with the Higher and Secondary Education link Departments.