Projects

From its inception in 1997, the Forum carried out a range of activities to further its objectives as mentioned below. Advocacy meetings/ seminars and workshops on maternal health issues for:

 Doctors, Gynaecologists, Family Physicians, Anaesthetists, Public Health Consultants, Paediatricians
→ Midwives, Nurses, Paramedics and skilled health workers
→ Teachers/University faculty
→ Lawyers and Journalists
→ NGO works in health sector
→ Women Organizations and General Public

Declamation contest for students on maternal mortality and morbidity in:

→ Girls Colleges
→ Schools
→ Universities
→ Medical Colleges

Painting competition and exhibition on Violence Against Women. Meeting with Ulema and Imams of Mosques to highlight the women health issues in masses. Joint Meeting with Anesthesia Society of Pakistan to develop protocol for anesthesia practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Organized first Midwifery Conference to create awareness regarding midwives and their role in society.

Seminar and workshops against torture and violence against women in all provinces of Pakistan at:

→ Medical Colleges
→ Universities
→ Bar Councils

Printing, translation of books into local languages:

→ Midwife ki darsi kitab– Urdu translation
→ Jahan aurtoon key liyey doctor na ho – Urdu & Sindhi translation
→ Jahan Doctor na ho– Urdu & Sindhi translation
→ Hamel aur us ki peychidgiyan – Urdu translation
→ Aurtoon ki sehat ki kitab – Urdu and Sindhi
→ Cheekiness – A booklet for general public
→ Management of PIH and Eclampsia
→ HIV and Hepatitis B in pregnancy
→ EmOC for General Practitioners
→ Asaan midwifery – Urdu & Sindhi Translation
→ Midwifery Ba-Tasveer – Urdu & Sindhi Translation
→ Infection Say Bachao – Urdu Translation
→ Zachgi ke hangami Dekhbhaal- Urdu Translation
→ Nursing ke tadress kae amli Tarekae- Urdu Translation
→ Nursing ke tadress kae baehtar Tarekae- Urdu Translation
→ Mahzoor Auratoon ki sehat ki kitab- Urdu Translation
→ Sehat Karkon Kesae sekhaen kesae sikhaen- Urdu Translation
→ Medical Dictionary for Nurses and Midwives
→ Rahnuma Ketab baray Medical Techicians
→ Vagina Examination Booklet
→ Nurse Midwives Magazine

Distribution of IEC material among women, children and people of all ages:

→ Pamphlet on maternal death
→ Pamphlet on women health status
→ Sticker containing messages
→ Badges containing messages
→ Leaflet pamphlet on Fistula
→ A 11 minutes documentary about women with VVF and RVF
→ 2 minutes public message on TV regarding maternal care and its complications
→ Participation in different talk shows on TV maternal health and women right issues. Printing special edition of Medical Spectrum (every December) on Women’s Health, Violence against women, Women’s Right issues and Fistula etc.

Surgical camps:

PNFW is actively involved in organizing number of out each surgical camps in all parts of country. In these surgical camps patients were treated with Prolapsed Uterus, VVF, RVF andtubal ligations. In last sixteen years we have organized more than 80 camps and operated poor patients.

→ Competency Based Training for Doctors and Midwives
→Appreciative Inquiry in hospitals in collaboration with UNICEF
→ 1st Nursing and Midwifery Symposium
→ Laparoscopic Surgical Training workshop
→ 1st National Conference for Paramedics

PNFWH Publications