National Policy Briefs

Reproductive Health and Family Planning

  1. Family Planning in Pakistan: Overview of Family Planning 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
  10. Knowledge Transitions Among Adolescent Girls in Pakistan
  11. Family Planning Services in Pakistan
  12. Family Planning: Pakistan’s Need of Today and Tomorrow
  13. What Unmet Need for Family Planning Means in Pakistan
  14. Understanding Female Sterilization In Pakistan
  15. Healthier Mothers And Children: A Prosperous Pakistan
  16. The Community Midwives Program In Pakistan
  17. What Do We Know About Self-Procurement Of Family Planning Services
  18. Are Abortions Due To Lack Of Access To Family Planning Services?
  19. Did More Supplies Increase Family Planning Usage In Pakistan
  20. Anticipating The Pakistan Demographic And Health Survey 2013 With Existing Supplies Data
  21. Family Planning Implications Of Considering Children A Luxury Good
  22. What Would It Take To Raise Cpr To 50% By 2025 In Pakistan?
  23. Role of CMW in Pakistan
  24. CMWs International Evidence


  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
  7. Household Predictors Of Immunization Coverage In Pakistan
  8. Childhood Immunization: For A Healthy Pakistan Today And A Prosperous Pakistan Tomorrow

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
  5. Neighborhood Infographics
  6. The Urban Laboratory: One Year On Addressing Multi-Dimensional Urban Poverty With Community-Driven, Bottom Up Solutions
  7. Towards Model Cities: Rising Family Planning In A Holistic Empowerment Model
  8. A Low-Cost, High-Coverage, Urban Outreach Family Planning Program

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.