National Policy Briefs

Reproductive Health and Family Planning

Do Social Preferences for Children Influence the Fertility Choices of Families

Evidence From Pakistan

How Family Planning Decisions Differ

When Women Choose Alone vs. When they Choose Together with their Husbands

Do Boys Complete the Family?

Sex Selection by Choosing When Your Family Is Complete

What Would It Take To Raise Cpr To 50% By 2025 In Pakistan?
Family Planning in Pakistan: Overview of Family Planning in Pakistan
Family Planning Service Delivery Uptake and Trends over time
What can Pakistan learn from Iran, Bangladesh and India on family planning programs
Private Sector Models of Family Planning in Pakistan

Both the public and private sectors provide family planning

Progress in Family Planning between the DHS of 2006 and 2012
Cost Benefit Analysis of Family Planning in Pakistan
Are Antenatal Visits really preventive
Role of LHWs in FP in Pakistan
Knowledge Transitions Among Adolescent Girls in Pakistan
Family Planning Services in Pakistan
Family Planning: Pakistan’s Need of Today and Tomorrow
What Unmet Need for Family Planning Means in Pakistan
Understanding Female Sterilization In Pakistan
Healthier Mothers And Children: A Prosperous Pakistan
The Community Midwives Program In Pakistan
What Do We Know About Self-Procurement Of Family Planning Services
Are Abortions Due To Lack Of Access To Family Planning Services?
Did More Supplies Increase Family Planning Usage In Pakistan
Anticipating The Pakistan Demographic And Health Survey 2013 With Existing Supplies Data
Family Planning Implications Of Considering Children A Luxury Good
Utilization and Costs of Family

Planning in the Public Sector

Role of CMW in Pakistan
CMWs International Evidence


Challenges in Polio Campaigns
Ethnographic Insights Why Populations Refuse Polio
Efficiency of Immunization Services and Impact of COVID-19

A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) of Child Immunization Facilities in Pakistan

Childhood Immunization in Pakistan: Overview
Accuracy of child immunization records
Validating Measures of immunization coverage: lessons from international experience
Role of Infrastructure in EPI
Role of LHWs in Immunization services in Pakistan
Reasons for Non-Acceptance of Polio Campaigns in Pakistan
Household Predictors Of Immunization Coverage In Pakistan
Childhood Immunization: For A Healthy Pakistan Today And A Prosperous Pakistan Tomorrow
Reasons for Non-Acceptance of Polio Campaigns in Pakistan

Governance and Public Health

Birth Rates and Healthcare Preferences in Pakistan

Exploratory Analysis of Pakistan Demographic Survey (PDS)

Mortality Associated with Non-Communicable Diseases

Exploratory Analysis of Pakistan Demographic Survey (PDS)

Lessons from National Surveys

Comparing PDHS and PSLM

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


Cost of Diet Analysis in Pakistan
Cost of Diet: Provincial Comparison
Key Findings of the Nutrition Survey of Pakistan 2011
Changes in the Nutritional Status of Women and Children over the past Decade

Urban Development and Health

Addressing Multi-Dimensional Urban Poverty with Community-Driven, Bottom-up Solutions
Working Paper: Rural to Urban Migration in Pakistan
Population Estimation using Crowd Sourcing
The Urban Laboratory at Year Two: An Ecosystem of Family Planning Outreach and Services
A Low-Cost, High-Coverage, Urban Outreach Family Planning Program
The Urban Laboratory: One Year On Addressing Multi-Dimensional Urban Poverty With Community-Driven, Bottom Up Solutions
Towards Model Cities: Rising Family Planning In A Holistic Empowerment Model
Neighborhood Infographics

Healthcare Financing and the Role of Incentives in Health

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

COVID - 19

Community engagement and vaccine uptake

Evidence from a randomized experiment in low-income communities of Pakistan

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Attitudes in Pakistan

A Cross-Sectional Phone Survey of Major Urban Cities