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High-Level Policy Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Women in Global Health Pakistan in collaboration with Population Services International Pakistan hosted a High- Level Policy Forum on “Challenges Confronted by Healthcare Workers in Delivering Sexual & Reproductive Health Services & Recommended Policy Initiatives” on Thursday, 18th January, 2024. The forum was attended by professors in gynecology and obstetrics, including Prof Dr Shamsa Humayun, Prof Dr Nazli Hameed, Prof Dr Tayyiba Wasim, Prof Dr Kiren Khurshid Malik, Prof Dr Amna Zia Eusaph, Prof Dr Meher-Un-Nisa, Prof Dr Shamila Ijaz Munir and Prof Dr Faiqa Saleem Baig, senior public health professionals, including Prof Dr Saira Afzal, Prof Dr Ayesha Humayun, Prof Dr Zarfishan Tahir and Prof Dr Iram Manzoor, leading specialists in the field of medicine, surgery and allied, nursing professionals and representatives from the Population Welfare Department and HANDS.

After opening remarks from Women in Global Health Pakistan and PSI, the session proceeded as follows:

  • Gynecologists as Trailblazers: Role in Elevating SRH Services in Pakistan
  • Doctors Redefining SRH Landscape in Pakistan – Barriers and Enablers
  • Nursing Professionals: Enhancing Access to SRH Services
  • Family Welfare Workers: Role in SRH Service Provision
  • Reaching the Last Mile in SRH Services: Lady Health Workers
  • Bridging the SRH Service Delivery Gap: Marvi Workers serving the underserved
  • Global Impact of Progressive Changes in SRHR Legislation on Women Health Workers 
  • Policy Deliberation and Recommendations: Addressing barriers confronted by Female Health Professionals for Enhancing SRH Service Delivery

Find the agenda here: https://shorturl.at/myCEU 

WGH Pakistan benefits from a powerful network of Sexual & Reproductive Health Advisors and Experts who bring on board immense experience and are committed to contribute to policy discourse essential to change the landscape of SRH in Pakistan. (hyperlinked to new subpage)

Check out the gallery of  the Forum at our FLICKR page. (link to be hyperlinked: https://www.flickr.com/photos/199895703@N05/albums

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