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Date: 07/18/2019
Source: The Asian Age
Type: In the News
The private member’s bill, `The Population Regulation Bill, 2019’, introduced by Member of Parliament Shri Rakesh Sinha in the Rajya Sabha on July 12, 2019 calls for punitive action against people with more than two living children, including disqualification from being an elected representative, denial of financial benefits and reduction in benefits under the public distribution system. The bill...
Date: 07/17/2019
Source: Business Recorder
Type: FP2020 in the Media
It is a matter of immense pleasure that we are celebrating World Population Day with a renewed commitment and enthusiasm. The theme of this year is "25 Years of the ICPD (International Conference on Population Development): Accelerating the Promise". Twenty Five years ago, leaders from 179 countries gathered at Cairo including ShaheedMohtarma Benazir Bhutto, then Prime Minister of Pakistan. At...
Date: 07/17/2019
Source: Business Recorder
Type: In the News
After the independence of Pakistan, it has been noted that the decades of 1950, 60s and much of 70s can be regarded as spearheading towards global initiatives for eradication of diseases like malaria, small pox etc. However, the Alma Ata Conference on primary healthcare in 1978 marked the beginning of worldwide efforts on prevention and primary healthcare. These efforts got further impetus with...
Date: 07/17/2019
Source: IntraHealth International
Type: In the News
Here’s how the country could overcome them by 2020. The Ouagadougou Partnership is nearing the end of its 2015-2020 acceleration phase. This alliance of nine West African countries set an ambitious goal to reach 2.2 million new women and girls with modern contraceptives during those five years. So far, they’ve reached over 1.8 million. Their success now hinges on maintaining the momentum they’ve...
Date: 07/14/2019
Source: Devex
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A new campaign championing the benefits of combining family planning and conservation action — two sectors that have not seen eye to eye in the past — has been endorsed by more than 150 groups from both sides. The Thriving Together campaign, officially launched Thursday to mark World Population Day, aims to drive support for the idea that improving access to family planning is not only good for...
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