Navigation Links
USAID Launches a $60 Million Child-Spacing and Reproductive-Health Program in Pakistan
Date:2/14/2008

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), have launched a five-year, $60 million program in Pakistan on child spacing and reproductive health called Family Advancement for Life and Health (FALAH).

"FALAH is a visionary program that applies lessons learned during the past 40 years about how to deliver family planning services effectively and explores new solutions to the many challenges facing Pakistan's family planning programs," said Anne Aarnes, the Mission Director of USAlD in Pakistan. "What we learn from the FALAH program will help parents to space the births of their children and will significantly benefit Pakistani families."

USAID's FALAH program focuses on revitalizing the family planning efforts in Pakistan. The program will increase the accessibility of contraceptives and will encourage appropriate use of the contraceptives along with birth spacing practices, which will help reduce high rates of maternal and infant mortality in Pakistan.

FALAH is being implemented by a number of Pakistani and international organizations, with Population Council, a US-based research organization, leading the consortium. It is being implemented in 20 districts in Pakistan.

Support for this project is part of the $1.5 billion in aid that the U.S. Government is providing to Pakistan over five years to improve economic growth, education, health, and governance and to assist with earthquake reconstruction.

For more information about USAID and its programs, visit http://www.usaid.gov.

The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for nearly 50 years.

Public Information: 202-712-4810


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Agency for International Development
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. From Kent Hill, USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health on the Observance of International Day of Zero Tolerance
2. USAID Sends Emergency Assistance to Djibouti for Cholera
3. USAID Announces First Malaria Communities Program Grants
4. New USAID grant helps Georgetown meet unmet family planning needs worldwide
5. USAID Assistant Administrator Hess Travels to Southern Africa
6. USAID Provides Additional Wildfire Assistance to Greece
7. GSK Launches New Website to Help Employers Lower Costs and Improve the Health of Workers
8. NHS Choices Launches New Food Allergy Symptom Checker
9. Medco Launches Medicare Part D Initiative to Promote ePrescribing
10. Latest Salvo Fired in Frozen Yogurt Wars as Southern Californias Fastest-Growing Franchise - Cefiore - Launches New Chocolate Flavor
11. Illinois Meth Project Launches Large-Scale Meth Prevention Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The report, ... Alkyd Resins) Market by Application & Geography – Trends ... market with analysis and forecasting of market volume and ... of the derivatives separately. The market of phthalic anhydride ... in 2013 to $8,415.89 million by 2018, with a ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... 2014 In this cognitive ... assessment and training’ is defined as solution ... or enhance cognitive functions. These solutions are ... dementia screening, clinical trials, driver’s safety, rehabilitation, ... assessment, brain training, and employers’ assessment and ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... The fastest-growing mobile technology is LTE (Long Term Evolution). ... continues to grow due to the rapid evolution of ... data traffic, which is a major driver for the ... Measurement equipment comply with industry standards, and services which ... Market is estimated to grown from $3.75 billion in ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you make exercise fun, you,ll ... one experiment, 56 adults were led on a 1.4-mile walk ... or a scenic walk. The participants were given lunch after ... exercise outing ate 35 percent more chocolate pudding for dessert ... In another experiment, 46 adults were given mid-afternoon snacks ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... 2014 Sean Francis, owner of the Kawartha Lakes ... to his clients. He’s also known for his support of local ... way to combine the two and is excited to announce that ... Boys and Girls Club. , The funds are the result of ... 23rd. Francis sent out emails and asked his clients to put ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Phthalic Anhydride Market Projected to Reach $8.42 Billion by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Phthalic Anhydride Market Projected to Reach $8.42 Billion by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Phthalic Anhydride Market Projected to Reach $8.42 Billion by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Global Cognitive Assessment & Training Market: 27.3% CAGR to 2018 Says a New Research Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Global Cognitive Assessment & Training Market: 27.3% CAGR to 2018 Says a New Research Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Global Cognitive Assessment & Training Market: 27.3% CAGR to 2018 Says a New Research Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Global Cognitive Assessment & Training Market: 27.3% CAGR to 2018 Says a New Research Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 5Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards 2Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 2Health News:Kawartha Lakes Fit Body Boot Camp’s Successful Fat Loss Challenge Results in $2,000 to Boys and Girls Club 3
... Calif., Nov. 19 ,Natrol, Inc, (Nasdaq: NTOL ... nutritional products, and Gener8Xion Entertainment, Inc.,(OTC Bulletin Board: ... a letter of intent for a strategic,alliance to ... intends to,exclusively license the "Living Pure" brand to ...
... as World,s Leading Thoroughbred ... Radiography Review, SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 ... doors to the,annual September Yearling Sale, the medical repository ... medical images. Beginning with 12,review workstations from Eklin Medical ...
... HCA Study Reveals Qualities of High-Performing Organizations, ... from The Beryl,Institute, titled "High Performing Organizations: Culture ... satisfaction are highly,correlated with outstanding clinical care and ... bottom line. Using the,results of a study done ...
... Nov. 19 Boston Scientific,Corporation (NYSE: BSX ... been,reached to settle claims associated with a series ... and 2006. Boston Scientific acquired,Guidant last year. This ... July 2007 to cover additional unanticipated claims. ...
... - ... 8,550 Patient Plaintiffs -, MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19 ... Medical Device Litigation,announced today that an amended settlement agreement ... asserted claims against Guidant,Corporation, Boston Scientific Corporation and other ...
... Flagship Global Health,Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FGHH), a ... priority access to, the world,s leading,doctors has added ... and services field to lead its Marketing and ... marketing and sales at Flagship,Global Health and, in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Natrol, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTOL) and Gener8Xion Entertainment (BB: GNXE) Announce Strategic Alliance to Create a New Health and Wellness Division 2Health News:Natrol, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTOL) and Gener8Xion Entertainment (BB: GNXE) Announce Strategic Alliance to Create a New Health and Wellness Division 3Health News:Natrol, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTOL) and Gener8Xion Entertainment (BB: GNXE) Announce Strategic Alliance to Create a New Health and Wellness Division 4Health News:Keeneland Scales Eklin Digital Repository(TM) to 32 Medical Image Review Workstations 2Health News:Keeneland Scales Eklin Digital Repository(TM) to 32 Medical Image Review Workstations 3Health News:Boston Scientific Announces Amended Agreement to Settle Product Lawsuits 2Health News:Boston Scientific Announces Amended Agreement to Settle Product Lawsuits 3Health News:Plaintiffs Obtain $240 Million Amended Settlement In Guidant Defibrillators Products Liability Litigation 2Health News:Flagship Global Health Hires Health Care Veteran Larsen to Head Marketing and Sales 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 Yesterday, former Congressman ... medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and ... monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and ... mental health advocate, Garen Staglin , created ... fostering fundamental changes that will radically accelerate the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... completed the sale to Galderma of all rights to ... by Valeant for $1.4 billion in cash, pursuant to ... completed its acquisition of Galderma. "We ... to a company that is firmly committed to the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... BURLINGTON, Mass. , July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... three-quarters of surveyed infectious disease (ID) specialists are ... Medicines Company,s Orbactiv (oritavancin) for use as OPAT, ... to prescribe these agents to their hospital inpatients. ... percent) of OPAT patients are initiated on OPAT ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Representative Patrick Kennedy visits Moberg's medical device facility to discuss improvement in brain injury care 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 3
... CITY, Calif., Feb. 17, 2012 Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... to enable the production of biofuels, bio-based chemicals, and ... of Directors has appointed Peter Strumph as the company,s ... as President and Chief Executive Officer and from the ...
... Pharmaceuticals Holdings (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today announced that ... overview at the J.P. Morgan Annual Global High Yield & ... a.m. ET.  The conference will be held at the Loews ... and audio archive of the presentation will be available on ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Codexis Appoints Interim Chief Executive Officer 2
The CGPL capsulotomy contact glass was designed by Riquin, Fankhauser et al. for the dissection of opacified posterior lens capsules and membranes in the pupillary and retropupillary space with the Y...
The CGAL gonioscopic contact glass was designed by Roussel and Fankhauser for,laser treatments of the chamber angle. It reduces the laser spot by a factor of 1.5 as compared to a Goldmann Glass....
The CGRL is a Wide Angle Contact Glass designed for laser photocoagulation and diagnosis of the retina....
The classic Goldmann Glass. Designed to work with argon/YAG Lasers....
Medicine Products: