The main goal of this project is to provide training on FP counseling, infection prevention, and hormonal methods of FP to health service providers. It is also aim to develop strategies on FP Task Sharing & Task Shifting (Implants), and improve the delivery and uptake of FP&RH services. Another objective of the project is to develop task sharing and task shifting strategies for Govt. adoption.
Under this project one technical committee meeting was organized as part of the first GB Population Task Force Meeting with chaired by Chief Minister GB. The objectives of the GB Provincial Task Force (PTF) meeting was to sensitize them on CCI recommendations and alarming population growth in Pakistan. During the meeting PTF Gilgit Baltistan it was highlighted for mandatory FP&RH service delivery at all health facilities while doubling the budgetary allocations for Gilgit Baltistan PWD and DoH departments and ensure the availability of at least two rooms for family planning services at every health facility level. Furthermore during 2021 one advocacy and engagement session was conducted at Balochistan (Quetta) with 42 religious leaders. The main objective of the session was to discuss the population issues of Balochistan in context of Islam and implementation of action plan of CCI recommendationRahnuma-FPAP also conducted four refresher trainings on comprehensive FP&RH, woken empowerment etc. and the main outcome of these training were five fully trained Women Medical Officers of PWD AJ&K.
As part of the annual work plan 2021, a total of four trainings were planned with healthcare providers of Agha Khan University and Agha Khan Health Service Pakistan. Out the planned trainings, a total of three trainings with AKU/AKHSP are completed with 44 Healthcare providers while last training was dropped due to 3rd and 4th wave COVID-19. Furthermore one consultative workshop was organized by Rahnuma-FPAP as CSOs focal on FP2030 CEWG, the workshop was attended by 40 representative from CSOs/ NGOs/INGOs and youth including UNFPA, Pathfinder International, Bargad, Polity & Strategic Planning Unit Punjab, Pakistan Family Welfare Council, Kashaf Foundation, All Pakistan Women Association, Marie Stopes Society, Jhpiego, etc.
Rahnuma-FPAP organized Provincial Task Force meetings at Peshawar and Lahore to review the progress on task sharing task shifting strategies under UNFPA project. Representatives of PWD, DoH, Social Welfare Department and NGOs attended the PTF meetings. The overall objectives of the meetings were to engage and present the quarterly performance to all stakeholders. Under this initiative Thirteen District Technical Committee (DTC) meetings held at Jhelum, Larkana, Khuzdar and Swat/ Mingora.