IRMNCH & N LHV Jobs 2023
The National Program for Family Planning and Primary Health Care, also known as the Lady Health Workers Program (LHWP), was launched in 1994. The Program objectives contribute to the overall health sector goals of improvement in maternal and newborn child health and provision of Family Planning services. This countrywide initiative extended outreach health services to rural populations and urban slum communities through deployment of over 42,000 Lady Health Workers (LHWs) and 1757 Lady Health Supervisors (LHSs) in all over Punjab are working with 57% coverage (30% in Urban and 73% in Rural area) and contributed to bridging the gap between health facilities and communities.
Candidates can get application forms from www.irmnch.gop.pk
National Maternal and Newborn Child Health (MNCH) Program (2006-2012) was launched nationwide with a goal to improve maternal, newborn, and child health of the population, particularly among its poor, marginalized, and disadvantaged segments. This Program was merged into IRMNCH & NP in 2013. The MNCH program is contributing to strengthening Emergency Obstetric care services at DHQ, THQ hospitals, and RHCs. Further, this program has introduced a new cadre of Community-Midwives (CMWs) for skilled deliveries at the community level.