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Pakistan's Population Stabilization Prospects Conference Proceedings

31 Oct  - 02 Nov - 2001
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad

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Population Association of Pakistan (PAP) is proud to present the proceedings of the 2nd  Annual Population Research Conference held at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences from 31 Oct – 02 Nov, 2001.

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Total Pages: 626 Number of Articles: 40

Book Size: 6’’x 9’’

Unit Price in Pakistan: Rs. 300/- + Postage Rs 150/-

Unit Price outside Pakistan: US $ 15/- + Postage US$ 10/-

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Table of Contents

Keynote Address
Section 1:
Demographic Transition

Section 2: Gender Issues

Section 3: Population, Poverty and Environment

Section 4: Safe Motherhood Issues in Communities

Section 5: Investment in Children and Adolescents

Section 6: Urbanization and Migration

Section 7: Private and Public Sector Partnership

Section 8: Unwanted Pregnancies and Induced Abortion

Section 9: Contraceptive Methods: Adoption and Evaluation
Section
10: Fertility and Family Planning
Section
11: Current Issues in Reproductive Health in Pakistan

Appendices


 




 

Keynote Address

 

Culture and Population Stabilization

Arif Hasan

 

 

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Section 1: Demographic Transition

 

1. Factors Affecting Fertility Transition at District Level

Tauseef Ahmed and Shazia Parveen

 

2. Family Size Norms and Population Stabilization in Pakistan

Zafar Zaheer

 

3. Measuring Mortality and Morbidity in Developing Countries: Use of Burden of Disease Methods

Adnan A. Hyder, Salman A. Wali, Abdul Ghaffar, Richard H. Morrow and Collaborators

 

4. What is the Maternal Mortality Ration (MMR) in Pakistan?

Farid Midhet

 

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 Section 2: Gender Issues

 

1. Do Men Matter in Decision Making About Contraceptive Use: Examples from A Conservative Population Living in Squatter Settlements of Karachi

Mehtab S. Karim, Parvez Nayani and Syed Iqbal Azam

 

2. Inter-Spousal Communication: Role of Men for Effective Use of Family Planning Methods

Dr. Sarah Saleem and Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Isa

 

3. Regional and Religious Influences on Women’s Autonomy in India and Pakistan

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Zeba A. Sathar

 

4. Gender in the Bedroom: Negotiating Sexual Relations Within Marital Unions

Shazia Premjee

 

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Section 3: Population, Poverty and Environment

 

1. Population Growth, Resources Scarcity and Environment Security: The Case of Pakistan

Dr. Asif Ali Zaidi, Ms. Tahira Syed and Ms. Selina Irfan

 

2. Dynamics of Population – Poverty Links: The Case of Pakistan

Muhammad Hafeez

 

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Section 4: Safe Motherhood Issues in Communities

 

1. Traditional Practices, Morbidity and Care Seeking Among 525 Recently Delivered Women in Low Socio-Economic Settlements of Karachi

Fariyal F. Fikree, Tazeen S. Ali and Mohammad H. Rahbar

 

2. Assessment of Indicators for Level of Knowledge About Maternal and Neonatal Complications in Areas of Pakistan: A Frightening Baseline Needing Attention

Dr. Arjumand Faisel

 

3. Decision Making in the Context of Seeking Medical Care for Child birth: Findings of A Qualitative Assessment in Khuzdar District, Balochistan

Ali Mohammad Mir, Azeema Faizunnisa, Farid Midhet and Minhaj-ul-Haq

 

4. Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) Option Revisited

Dr. Nabila Zaka

 

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Section 5: Investment in Children and Adolescents

 

1. Trade-off Patterns Between Work and Education of Adolescents: Evidence from PIHS 1998-1999

Aliya H. Khan and Lubna Shahnaz

 

2. Adolescent Health Awareness Network Report on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice or Reproductive Health Indicators

World Population Foundation

 

3. Adolescent/Youth Reproductive Health: An Exploration of Trends in Pakistan

Dr. Yasmeen Sabeeh Qazi

 

4. An Empirical Analysis of Child Labour and Child Schooling in Rural Areas of Pakistan

Lubna Shahnaz and Abid A. Burki

 

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Section 6: Urbanization and Migration

 

1. Current Issues in Middle East Migration from Pakistan and Other South Asian Countries

Nasra M. Shah

 

2. Factors Effecting Internal Male Migration in Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Akram and Ms. Surayya Mukhtar

 

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Section 7: Private and Public Sector Partnership

 

1. Hitting the Target: Profile of Public/Private Family Planning Users in Pakistan

Kevin Kingfield and Dr. Abdul Hakim

 

2. Private Sector Investment in Contraceptives (Oral Pills) for Sustainable Family Planning Programme in Pakistan

Saifullah Khan

 

3. Factors Influencing Quality of Health Care: Comparative Study of Greenstar and Commercial Health Establishments in Urban Pakistan

Syed Ibrahim Hassan, Muyiwa Oladosu and Erum Sattar

 

4. The Role and Effectiveness of Registered Medical Practitioners in Advancing Population Welfare Programme in Pakistan

Azra Aziz

 

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Section 8: Unwanted Pregnancies and Induced Abortion

 

1. Trends and Variations in Unwanted Childbearing Among Pakistani Women

Dr. Naushin Mehmood

 

2. Characteristics of Pakistani Women Seeking Abortion and the Profile of Abortion Clinics

N. Rehan, Attiya Inayatullah, and Iffat Chaudhary

 

3. The Incidence & Outcome on Induced Abortions at One of the Hospitals of Islamabad

Dr. Ghazala Mahmud and Dr. Zoobia Mushtaq

 

4. Induced Abortion in a Rural Community

Dr. Mohammad Akram Pervez

 

5. Unwanted Pregnancy and Induced Abortion – Perspectives of Men and Women in Low Socio-Economic Settlements of Karachi, Pakistan

Drs. Neelofar Sami, Fariyal F. Fikree, Shiraz Hashmi and Sarah Saleem

 

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Section 9: Contraceptive Methods: Adoption and Evaluation

 

1. Breaking Down Barriers to the Pill: The Impact of Retraining Community Based Distribution Workers on Client’s Knowledge, Attitude, and Use of Oral Contraceptive in Karachi, Pakistan

Megan Douthwaite, Martine Collumbien, Dr. Yasmeen Sabeeh Qazi, and Zahoor-un-Nisa Syed

 

2. Emergency Contraception: An Unmet Need for Prevention of Unintended Pregnancies

Sarah Saleem, Neelofar Sami, Franklin White, and Shiraz Hashmi

 

3. Evaluation of Emergency Contraception Practices of Private General Medical Practitioners in Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Nabeel Akram

 

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Section 10: Fertility and Family Planning

 

1. Unmet Need for Contraception in SAARC Countries Levels, Trends and Determinants

Rafiqul Huda Chaudhury

 

2. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Dropouts in Contraceptive Use in Rural Areas of Peshawar

Dr. Najma Sultana, Dr. Naseem Haque, Dr. Inayat H. Thaver

 

3. Pakistan’s Population Transition: Desired Number of Children, Infant Mortality and Family Planning in a Punjabi Village

M. Azam Chaudhary

 

4. Reproductive Health Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs (KAB) of Women in Balochistan

Samia Hashim and Farid Midhet

 

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Section 11: Current Issues in Reproductive Health in Pakistan

 

1. Reproductive Health Issues and Challenges in Pakistan

Dr. Abdul Hakim and Faateh ud Din

 

2. Situation Analysis of Midwifery Training in Sindh

Imtiaz Kamal

 

3. Change the Risky Sexual Behaviour of Sex Workers

Dr. Akhtar Ali

 

4. Obstetric Outcome of High Risk Pregnancies in MCH Center, PIMS

Prof. Dr. Ghazala Mahmud, Dr. Nasira Tasneem, Mr. Farooq Ahmed and Mr. Mazhar Nazir

 

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Appendices

 

Appendix A – List of Participants

 

Appendix B – Conference Agenda

 


 

 

 

 

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