Karachi March 18, 2012 (PR): FALAH (Family Advancement for Life and Health), a five–year project funded by USAID, has been implemented in 15 selected districts in thefour provinces of Pakistan by a consortium of national and international Organizations working in collaboration with the government departments. The Population Council, Islamabad is leading the project. The goal of the project is to reposition family planning as a health intervention and introduced the paradigm “Birth Spacing Saves Lives”. The project has worked on removing barriers and improving theunderstanding of the value of birth spacing for family health and well-being, increasing knowledge of methods of birth spacing, and improving access to and quality of care in both the public and private sectors.
As the FALAH Project is now coming to a culmination the Population Council is organizing a seminar to share the experiences, lessons learnt and the impact of the various interventions on the lives of the people in the project districts. The seminar will be held on Wednesday March 21st 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel, Karachi.