Family planning imperative for balanced population growth: Dr Sania

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 16 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar Monday said that improving access to quality family planning services and accelerating efforts to ensure balanced population growth was critical to take the country forward for achieving the goals of development.

She said this at the launching ceremony of the innovative model for improving access to family planning services for marginalized women, said a press release issued here.

The pilot intervention was an innovative model to extend access to family planning service to the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) beneficiaries and was being jointly implemented by BISP, the Population Council and Punjab Population Innovation Fund (PPIF) in RahimYar Khan District.