OBJECTIVES

The Five-Year Population Welfare Program Sindh is an integral part of National Population Welfare Program, which aims to take the family planning services at doorsteps of the people, and to ensure quality of services with the right of choice for small family norm and to achieve population stabilization.

The demographic objectives of the National Population Welfare Program in the Five Year Plan Period (2010-15) are: -

  • To increase CPR from 31.5% (2009-10) to 37.5% in 2014-15.
  • To reduce the CBR from 28 per thousand population in 2009-10 to 26.10 in 2014-15.

  • To reduce the Population Growth Rate from 2.05 % in 2009-10 to 1.92% in 2014-15.

  • To ensure universal access to safe family planning methods by 2020.

  • To increase Population coverage from 23% (2009-10) to 35% 2010-15.

The Population Welfare Program will not only contribute in improvement of socio economic development of the country but also to improve the health objective for reduction in maternal and infant mortality rates through birth spacing & RH services which are the important components of Millennium development goals.