National Policy Briefs

Reproductive Health and Family Planning

  1. Family Planning in Pakistan: Overview and Family Planning Services in Pakistan
  2. Progress in Family Planning between the DHS of 2006 and 2012
  3. Utilization and Costs of Family Planning in the Public Sector
  4. Family Planning Service Delivery, Uptake and Trends over time
  5. What can Pakistan learn from Iran, Bangladesh and India on family planning programs?
  6. Private Sector Models of Family Planning in Pakistan
  7. Cost Benefit Analysis of Family Planning in Pakistan
  8. Are Antenatal Visits really preventive
  9. Role of LHWs in FP in Pakistan/ Role of CMW in Pakistan
  10. Knowledge Transitions Among Adolescent Girls in Pakistan


  1. Childhood Immunization in Pakistan: Overview
  2. Accuracy of child immunization records
  3. Validating Measures of immunization coverage: lessons from international experience
  4. Role of Infrastructure in EPI
  5. Role of LHWs in Immunization services in Pakistan
  6. Reasons for Non-Acceptance of Polio Campaigns in Pakistan

Governance and Public Health

  1. Decision Making in Health
  2. Population and Health Issues in manifestos of major political parties in Pakistan
  3. Analysis of Health Sector Strategies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  4. Management and Options for Human Resources for Health in Pakistan
  5. Can Pakistan reap its Demographic Dividend?
  6. Community Voices: Women’s perception of Birthing Options
  7. Community Voices: Women’s perception of Family Planning


  1. Key Findings of the Nutrition Survey of Pakistan 2011
  2. Changes in the Nutritional Status of Women and Children over the past Decade

Urban Development and Health

  1. Addressing Multi-Dimensional Urban Poverty with Community-Driven, Bottom-up Solutions
  2. Working Paper: Rural to Urban Migration in Pakistan
  3. Population Estimation using Crowd Sourcing
  4. The Urban Laboratory at Year Two: An Ecosystem of Family Planning Outreach and Services

Healthcare Financing and the Role of Incentives in Health

  1. The Role of Demand Side Financing in Reproductive Health in Pakistan
  2. Future Directions for Healthcare Financing in Pakistan.