RCT Study on DMPA IM and SC launched


An RCT Study on DMPA IM and SC (Sayana Press) was launched in a ceremony supported by Jhpiego on 15 February 2019 in Karachi. Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Minister for Health and Population was the Chief Guest. The study was conducted by FHI360, Jhpiego/USAID, AKU in collaboration with PWD/CIP, DoH. A Roll Out Plan was also presented at the event that was drafted by RIZ Consulting and UNFPA in collaboration with CIP.

Secretary PWD Balochistan, DG PWD KPK, DS PWD Punjab and officials from provinces also attended the event which showed closer collaboration between provinces. Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali; Secretary PWD Sindh; Technical Adviser CIP; CEO PPHI; Dr. Musa Kazi - DG Health office; Dr. Yasmeen Sabeeh Qazi - BMGF; Dr. Shabir Chandio - USAID; Mr. John Pile - UNFPA; Dr. Mehtab S. Karim; Dr. Tabinda Sarosh - Pathfinder; Dr. Mohiuddin - RIZ Consulting; Ms. Shazina, Dr. Haris Ahmed - Sukh; Dr. Shabir - IPAS; Dr. Xahir Gul - MSS; Dr. Qamar Jamali; Mr. Qamar Shaikh - HANDS and Ms. Rahal Saeed along with other partners were also present at the occasion.