Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

News Archive

Research key to effective health planning
News Source: The International News, November 13, 2010.

Call to improve local health facilities and data
News Source: The Nation, November 13, 2010.

Newborns' mortality rate reduced by 23 percent
News Source: The Nation, November 13, 2010.

PAIMAN Saves Lives of 30,000 Newborns
News Source: The International News, November 13, 2010.

Research key to effective health planning
News Source: The International News, November 12, 2010.

‘US providing $463m to Pakistan’s flood relief efforts’
News Source: The International News, November 8, 2010.

USAID and Government of Punjab Upgrade Health Units in Multan
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, November 2, 2010.

Women hospital inaugurated in Multan
News Source: The International News, October 30, 2010.

Growing population outpacing state’s ability to provide social safety nets
News Source: The International News, October 2, 2010.

UK pledges 90m pounds to improve child, maternal health
News Source: The International News, August 17, 2010.

Speakers urge govt to protect women rights during conflicts
News Source: Daily Times, August 3, 2010.

Call for legislation to raise midwives' status
News Source: DAWN, July 29, 2010.

U.S. – Pakistan Strategic Dialogue On Health
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, June 28, 2010.

U.S. Provides Medical Equipment to Jacobabad
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, June 27, 2010.

Midwives get kits for clinics
News Source: Daily Times, June 25, 2010.

Midwives get kits for clinics
News Source: Daily Times, June 25, 2010.

U.S. Celebrates 110 Newly Graduated Community Midwives
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, June 24, 2010.

One-fifth of MCH centres do not have maternity kits
News Source: The International News, June 15, 2010.

U.S. and Sindh Congratulate 72 Newly Graduated Community Midwives
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, June 3, 2010.

U.S. Supports Health Training in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, May 27, 2010.

Experts share views on maternal health
News Source: The International News, May 22, 2010.

Training of midwives urged
News Source: The International News, May 14, 2010.

Population control plan launched in Pakistan
News Source: Pakistan Times Federal Bureau. April 27, 2011.

Maternal Deaths Fall Worldwide from a Half-Million Annually to Less That 350,000
News Source: ScienceDaily, April 19, 2010.

23,000 women died of pregnancy complications in 2009
News Source: Daily Times, April 10, 2010.

Maternal healthcare still a cause for concern
News Source: The Express Tribune, April 10, 2010.

Pop Star Sajjad Ali Joins U.S. to Promote "Life"
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, March 26, 2010.

Paiman to launch 'Zindagi' music video
News Source: The International News, March 25, 2010.

Neonatal health care services to be improved
News Source: The International News, February 24, 2010.

Community Midwives Gain Recognition But Concerns Remain
News Source: IPS Inter Press Service News Agency, February 8, 2010.

U.S. Donates 40 Ambulances to Four More District Health Departments
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, February 1, 2010.

Interactive workshop to train midwives '15,000 women die of pregnancy-related complications annually'
News Source: The International News, January 22, 2010.

Unsafe abortions cause over 10pc
News Source: The International News, January 27, 2010.

Ulema to work for mother-child health drive
News Source: DAWN, January 18, 2010.

'Newborn mortality rate in Pakistan highest in Asia'
News Source: The International News, January 17, 2010.

Importance of mother, child health
News Source: The International News, January 5, 2010.

PAKISTAN: Warning over maternal, infant mortality goals
News Source: IRIN, December 30, 2009.

Call to raise awareness about family planning
News Source: The International News, December 27, 2009.

U.S. Donates Life-Saving Ambulances
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, December 22, 2009.

Family planning programme shows improvement in terms of coverage
News Source: The International News, December 12, 2009.

South Asia hotspot for maternal, child undernutrition: UNICEF
News Source: Xinhuanet, November 15, 2009.

Arrangements finalised for 'Child Health Week'
News Source: The International News, March 29, 2009.

U.S. Government Funds Community Organizations to Improve Mother and Children's Health in Swat
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, November 20, 2008.

U.S. Donates Life-Saving Ambulances
News Source: The International News, October 17, 2009.

Govt to prioritise the health of mothers and children
News Source: The International News, April 29, 2009.

PAIMAN to help health & population ministries
News Source: The International News, April 15, 2009.

‘Jannat Say Nikali Houi' screened
News Source: The International News, March 10, 2009.

PAIMAN screens play to highlight women problems
News Source: The Nation, March 10, 2009.

USAID Trains 24 District Health Managers in Leadership Skills
News Source: USAID, February 4, 2009.

Workshop for training of master trainers begins
News Source: The International News, February 3, 2009.

200 girls to be trained for better mother care
News Source: The Nation, February 3, 2009.

Norway to secure maternal health program in Pakistan
News Source: The Norway Post, February 1, 2009.

Seminar on birth preparedness held
News Source: The International News, December 21, 2008.

Midwives' role being enhanced
News Source: DAWN, December 16, 2008.

Next phase of PAIMAN launched in Balochistan
News Source: The International News, November 19, 2008.

Workshop on mother, newborn care held
News Source: The International News, September 17, 2008.

USAID Awards Top Community Midwifery Students
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, May 6, 2008.

0.13m malaria patients, 3.5m suspects in Pakistan
News Source: Daily Times, April 5, 2008.

LHWs to give free bed nets to pregnant women, children
News Source: The International News, March 14, 2008.

USAID video promotes better maternal health
News Source: The International News, February 10, 2008.

Maternal, newborn health plan reviewed
News Source: The International News, February 7, 2008.

USAID and Government of Pakistan Hold Annual Maternal and Newborn Health Program Review
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, February 6, 2008.

USAID-Produced Music Video Promotes Better Maternal and Newborn Health
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, February 6, 2008.

Pakistan still way behind in reducing under-5 death rate
News Source: The International News, January 24, 2008.

$60m USAID Project Will Help Cut Mother, Child Mortality
News Source: Daily Times, January 23, 2008.

Undernutrition Causes Needless Deaths in Poor Countries
News Source: VOA News, January 22, 2008.

Supplements can help cut 3.5m infant deaths, report finds
News Source: NutraIngredients, January 18, 2008.

NWFP to get four ambulances
News Source: The International News, December 13, 2007.

PAIMAN to hand over four ambulances to NWFP dist govts
News Source: Daily Times, December 13, 2007.

USAID Inaugurates Birthing Center in Khanewal
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, December 4, 2007

USAID Donates Eight Lifesaving Ambulances for Mother, Newborn Emergencies
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, December 3, 2007

WFP providing healthcare services
News Source: The International News, November 28, 2007.

People urged to help govt eradicate measles
News Source: The International News, November 27, 2007.

1,345,621 births enlisted in NWFP during one year
News Source: The International News, November 21, 2007.

Population to double in 40 years if not checked, warns Shaukat
News Source: The International News, November 15, 2007.

Donor agencies to stop funding anti-polio drive
News Source: The International News, August 31, 2007.

Prenatal stress may affect babies' sleep
News Source: Reuters, August 9, 2007.

Study links mother obesity and birth defects
News Source: Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2007.

11 polio cases detected in Pakistan: WHO
News Source: The International News, August 7, 2007.

USAID asks Sukkur govt to identify areas for assistance
News Source: The International News, July 20, 2007.

Birth Spacing: Significant Improvement In Attitudes Reported
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, June 29, 2007.

USAID opens office in Sukkur
News Source: The International News, May 11, 2007.

PAIMAN Project Welcomes New Deputy Chief of Party
News Source: John Snow, Inc., April 30, 2007.

USAID provides $2.7m to fight AIDS spread
News Source: The International News, March 28, 2007.

Balochistan health facilities non-functional for 11 years
News Source: The International News, February 13, 2007.

USAID to set up laboratory network in Pakistan
News Source: The International News, February 7, 2007.

Overlooked pregnancies
News Source: The International News, February 6, 2007.

Pakistani American Doctors Contribute to U.S. Efforts To Develop Health Sector In Pakistan: Crocker
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, December 21, 2006.

Training in resuscitation skills urged
News Source: DAWN - November 30, 2006.

Heavy rain, snowfall play havoc in Upper Dir
News Source: The International News, November 22, 2006.

Need stressed for plan to combat malaria
News Source: DAWN, November 22, 2006.

USAID team meets Sukkur Nazims
News Source: The International News, October 18, 2006.

USAID to launch capacity building plan in Sukkur, Dadu
News Source: The International News, October 17, 2006.

PAIMAN plans puppet shows to promote healthcare
News Source: Daily Times, October 13, 2006.

Health centre births key to reducing maternal deaths
News Source: Reuters, September 29, 2006.

USAID receives award from President of Pakistan
News Source: USAID, September 22, 2006.

Sukkur getting polluted water
News Source: DAWN, September 18, 2006.

Pakistan to seek $37m support to strengthen routine immunisation
News Source: The International News, September 18, 2006.

Anti-polio drive to immunise 645,000 children
News Source: DAWN, September 8, 2006.

'23 children need Aids test'
News Source: DAWN, September 8, 2006.

New initiative to build capacity of health journalists
News Source: The International News, September 7, 2006.

'85pc literacy by 2012'
News Source: DAWN, August 25, 2006.

USAID gives grant for education in quake areas
News Source: The International News, August 25, 2006.

Rs27bn plan for mother, neonatal health care
News Source: DAWN, August 2, 2006.

Rs27b intervention for MNH on the cards
News Source: The International News, August 2, 2006.

USAID launches $2.7m HIV/Aids control project
News Source: DAWN, July 26, 2006.

Polio vaccine administered to over 680,000 children
News Source: The International News, July 25, 2006.

Kaghan Valley Renews Its Open Invitation To Tourists With USAID Help
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, July 17, 2006.

USAID office opened in Peshawar
News Source: The International News, July 12, 2006.

USAID provides Grants to 8 NGOs for health projects ???

U.S. and Pakistan Sign Earthquake Reconstruction Support Agreement In Muzaffarabad
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, July 1, 2006.

More health, education facilities for NWFP assured
News Source: The International News, June 20, 2006.

USAID to help boost surgical industry
News Source: DAWN, June 16, 2006.

'30,000 women die of pregnancy complications each year'
News Source: The International News, June 16, 2006.

20 health units to be set up in quake-hit areas
News Source: DAWN, June 14, 2006.

Hospitals to be computerised
News Source: DAWN, June 13, 2006.

USAID Supports Safe Clean Drinking Water
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, June 12, 2006.

Guidelines for TB management developed
News Source: The International News, June 8, 2006.

Draft of health policy to be finalised by 30th
News Source: DAWN, June 6, 2006.

Health sector allocations up by 14.5pc
News Source: The International News, June 6, 2006.

Hyderabad health policy envisages more hospitals: Nazim
News Source: The International News, June 5, 2006.

9,000 die annually of TB in NWFP
News Source: DAWN, June 2, 2006.

Gastroenteritis in DG Khan
News Source: DAWN, June 2, 2006.

Private hospitals cash in on outbreak of diseases: Ban on unhygienic victuals sought
News Source: DAWN, May 31, 2006.

Healthcare body set up
News Source: DAWN, May 31, 2006.

$99.59m UNDP projects for quake areas
News Source: DAWN, May 31, 2006.

HIV infection rate stable for first time: UNAIDS
News Source: The International News, May 31, 2006.

Indonesia quake death toll passes 5,800
News Source: The International News, May 29, 2006.

USAID Supports Clean Start Delivery Kit For Pregnant Women
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, May 27, 2006.

30,000 women die each year during first delivery
News Source: DAWN, May 26, 2006.

UAE to build 250-bed hospital
News Source: DAWN, May 26, 2006.

Implementation stressed for better healthcare
News Source: DAWN, May 25, 2006.

Improved healthcare stressed for children
News Source: DAWN, May 24, 2006.

USAID to train 2,000 midwives
News Source: DAWN, May 24, 2006.

USAID Director and PTA Inaugurate Libraries At Two Girls Secondary Schools
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, May 23, 2006.

N-waste dump causing diseases in Baghalchur
News Source: The International News, May 23, 2006.

One doctor for thousands
News Source: The International News, May 23, 2006.

USAID Provides Avian Flu Detection Equipment For Pakistan
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, May 20, 2006.

Rawalpindi Lady Health Workers Meet With U.S. Foreign Assistance Director About Maternal Health
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, May 20, 2006.

USAID Launches $200 Million Earthquake Reconstruction Program For Schools, Clinics And Livelihoods
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, May 19, 2006.

Rawalpindi Lady Health Workers Teach U.S. Foreign Assistance Director about Maternal Health
News Source: USAID | Pakistan, May 18, 2006.

KPT hospital's labour room inaugurated
News Source: DAWN, May 17, 2006.

Rain relief in Islamabad, Rawalpindi
News Source: DAWN, May 17, 2006.

Women's empowerment through education
News Source: The International News, May 17, 2006.

No anti-rabies vaccine in Sialkot, Narowal
News Source: DAWN, May 16, 2006.

Prevention only way to avoid Aids
News Source: DAWN, May 10, 2006.

Anti-polio drive launched in 49 dists
News Source: DAWN, May 10, 2006.

African babies 'dying at birth'
News Source: BBC News, May 9, 2006.

Steps suggested to bring down maternity deaths
News Source: DAWN, May 8, 2006.

6,000 babies born with thalassaemia annually
News Source: DAWN, May 8, 2006.

Anti-polio campaign from 9th
News Source: The International News, May 4, 2006.

More Aids cases feared in Larkana
News Source: DAWN, May 3, 2006.

Doctors' team sent to measles-hit village
News Source: DAWN, May 3, 2006.

Safe medical devices bill sent to NA
News Source: DAWN, May 3, 2006.

High-risk areas in quake zone to be evacuated
News Source: DAWN, May 3, 2006.

Measures discussed to fight HIV/AIDS
News Source: The International News, May 3, 2006.

Pakistanis sell organs to Canadian firm
News Source: The International News, May 3, 2006.

Polio re-emerges along Pak-Afghan border
News Source: The International News, May 3, 2006.

Plan for measles control in NWFP
News Source: DAWN, May 1, 2006.

Two children die of measles
News Source: DAWN, May 1, 2006.

Power supply to 15 districts cut off
News Source: DAWN, May 1, 2006.

Rs600m project for Swat hospital
News Source: DAWN, April 28, 2006.

Relocation of health workers to quake areas planned
News Source: DAWN, April 28, 2006.

Govt planning 100pc health cover for people: advisor to CM
News Source: The International News, April 28, 2006.

Hospital project
News Source: DAWN, April 27, 2006.

Patients suffer as doctors' continue strike
News Source: DAWN, April 27, 2006.

NEPAL: Reproductive health and the conflict
News Source: DAWN, April 26, 2006.

Modern kidney centre set up
News Source: DAWN, April 25, 2006.

Lady doctors unwilling to serve in Tharparkar
News Source: The International News, April 25, 2006.

Doctors at Balochistan govt hospitals go on strike
News Source: The International News, April 25, 2006.

Pregnant women vulnerable to hepatitis
News Source: DAWN, April 20, 2006.

2,500 BHUs, RHCs to be upgraded
News Source: DAWN, April 20, 2006.

17 BVH doctors suspended
News Source: DAWN, April 20, 2006.

No medicine for treatment of bird flu in Rawalpindi hospitals
News Source: The International News, April 20, 2006.

UNHCR pledges $2.2m for quake victims return
News Source: DAWN, April 19, 2006.

Vacant posts in health dept will be filled soon: minister
News Source: DAWN, April 19, 2006.

Rawalpindi District Government and USAID Expand Health Services to Mothers and Newborns
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, April 18, 2006.

NGO Advocates for Sexual and Reproductive Health in 20 Countries
News Source: VOANews, April 18, 2006.

PIMS to have separate perinatal care centre
News Source: The International News, April 18, 2006.

1,700 children being treated in 40 centres
News Source: DAWN, April 17, 2006.

Bird flu detected near Islamabad
News Source: The International News, April 17, 2006.

Quake survivors given Rs75,000 housing aid
News Source: DAWN, April 17, 2006.

30,000 ghost schools in country:Report
News Source: DAWN, April 17, 2006.

Promotion of education priority, says nazim
News Source: DAWN, April 13, 2006.

Child abuse cases on the rise: report
News Source: DAWN, April 13, 2006.

Rehabilitation plan for quake survivors
News Source: DAWN, April 10, 2006.

U.S. To Provide $13 million for Earthquake Activities
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, April 7, 2006.

Awareness about dangers of unsafe injections stressed
News Source: The International News, April 7, 2006.

2 children die of tetanus
News Source: DAWN, April 7, 2006.

Health sector in crisis, moot told
News Source: DAWN, April 7, 2006.

2,822 ulema trained on population related issues
News Source: The International News, April 5, 2006.

USAID to fund project to ensure women, newborns healthcare
News Source: Pakistan Observer, February 19, 2006.

US pledges $1.5bn aid: Social uplift, governance
News Source: DAWN, February 19, 2006.

Project to improve health facilities
News Source: DAWN, November 25, 2005.

'Rural women to be trained as birth attendants'
News Source: DAWN, October 6, 2005.

Mother, child health care project launched
News Source: DAWN, October 4, 2005.

USAID signs accord with Edhi Trust
News Source: DAWN, September 18, 2005.

'EDHI' to Provide Ambulance Services for a USAID Health Program
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, September 17, 2005.

Edhi to sign accord with health department
News Source: DAWN, September 17, 2005.

U.S. Assistance To Improve Maternal Health Services
News Source: Embassy of the United States Islamabad, Pakistan, November 3, 2004.