Women’s Health

Community Mobilization on Health issues

PNFWH is offering  Comprehensive  training on Community Mobilization on Health Issues.

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Two Sindh districts to become ‘fistula-free’

“Why do women have to leak for thirty long years before finally finding their way to us?” said Dr Shershah Syed, president of the Pakistan National Forum on Women’s Health (PNFWH), at a meeting held in a hotel here on Wednesday. (more…)

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Ill-trained surgeons blamed for fistula cases

Ill-trained surgeons and inadequate obstetric care facilities at government hospitals can be blamed for about 30 per cent of fistula cases — genital tract complications due to obstructed labour —reported every year in the country. This was stated by the president of the Pakistan National Forum on Women`s Health (PNFWH), Dr Shershah Syed, at a press conference on Thursday at the Karachi Press Club on the issue of fistula and women dying in pregnancy

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Fistula Project

Pakistan National Forum on Women's Health (PNFWH) is a nonprofit organization came into existence initially as National Advocacy Forum in November 1997 with prime objectives of Mobilizing political support for women's health. Setting up technical resources for essential and emergency obstetrical care. Increasing awareness of fundamental, social and cultural causes of maternal death. After 5 years of its existence and experience in field, this forum

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Women’s Health

PNFWH employs a holistic approach to women health in Pakistan especially those belonging to the rural areas and urban slum. The basic objective of this forum is to struggle for the women's rights and their health.Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. We combine the breakthrough potential of solar technology with a deliberately woman-centered direct sales network to bring light, hope and opportunity to even

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Women’s Support

Forum is also working with other civil service agencies for provision of equal opportunities  and rights for women to attain their full potential in society. In order to achieve this, healthy minds, bodies and spirits must be a priority.The Peshawar Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized its first focus group meeting as part of a CIPE-funded initiative to identify and address policy-related barriers to the development of women’s

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Nutrition Project

After 5 years of its existence and experience in field, this forum converted into an organization through expanding its activities from advocacy to action regarding women reproductive health and right.The Pakistan National Forum on Women's Health is a registered body (since 2005) under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. PNFWH employs a holistic approach to women health in Pakistan especially those belonging to the rural areas and urban slum. The

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    Polls

    Biggest problem for a Pakistani woman?

    • Financial challenges (33%, 5 Votes)
    • All of above (33%, 5 Votes)
    • Education opportuniteis (27%, 4 Votes)
    • Lack of basic medical facilities (7%, 1 Votes)
    • Don't know (0%, 0 Votes)

    Total Voters: 15

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