HANDS Badin launches Family Planning & Reproductive Health (FPRH) Project in Badin

SAWAN KHASKHELI
BADIN:
Health & Nutrition Development Society (HANDS) district Badin organized an orientation workshop at Badin. More than 50 representatives of Civil Society, Media & Government Official have attended the event. While addressing the orientation workshop, Hyder Ali Panwhar, District Executive Manager (DEM) Badin shared that HANDS is launching a project titled with “Family Planning & Reproductive Health Project in Pakistan” under the goal to contribute towards improvement of maternal and child health outcomes in target areas, specifically with a focus on family planning and reproductive health services & main objective of the project is to increase use of family planning methods and reproductive health services by women in targeted areas of Sindh.
Moreover, he said that FPRH project has been launched in 10 districts of Sindh province including Karachi Rural, Jacobabad, Dadu, Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad, Badin, Kashmore, Sanghar, Sukkur & Umerkot district by HANDS from March 2014 & its duration remains up to January 2015. He said that through FPRH project, 10 union councils of district Badin including Muhammad Khan Bhurgari, Nindo, Luwari Sharif, Kadhan, Seerani, Kadi Kazia, Peero Lashari, Phar Mari, Dei Jarkas & Khalifo Qasim of district Badin will be covered.
Moreover, he said that through the project, HANDS team will conduct awareness session in the targeted villages regarding FPRH & through voucher scheme they will covered 156 women would be covered by providing them facilitations during deliveries. He said for women facilitation, one private hospital will be selected for the services. On the occasion, Abdul Majeed Mallah, Vice president Badin Press Club, Imran Khuwaja, Manager Admin HANDS, Sawan Khaskheli, Manager M&E, Rahnuma FPAP, Kashif Zaur of Rahnuma-FPAP, Abida Samoon, Makkal Shah, Laique Soomro & others have also addressed the participants.

APC decided to announce launching unyielding joint movement against creation of division

SAWAN KHASKHELI
BADIN:
Representatives of political, social, trades association & Civil Society have rejected the decision of creation of new division Bhambhore & inclusion of Badin district in newly created division. They decided to announce a launching unyielding joint movement against creation of division. Muhammad Ismail Rahu, leader of PML (N) has called all party conference (APC) which was participated by Pakistan Tehreek Ansaf, Jai Sindh Qumi Mahaz, Qumi Awami Party, Muslim League (F) Sindh United Party, Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum, Sindh Abadgar Association & number of writers & authors have participated the conference. While addressing the conference, Muhammad Ismail Rahu, said that decision of creation of newly Bhambhore division is to confer their nearest people & to occupy the land of Coastal area. He said such decision is immense conspiracy with people of district Badin. These type decisions are deterring the people of district from their rights & we will resist against such decision. Moreover, he said that the people of the district Thatta have been deprived of basic rights & facilities. Government should improve service for provision of basic facilities to people of Thatta. He said that people of Badin district have undying relation with Hyderabad division & city & are being facilitated with quality education, best health facilities & trade ties. He said that current decision would create huge difficulties for people of Badin district. While addressing, Syed Tahir Shah, a leader of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf Badin, said that Government of Sindh has taken decision on it personal benefits rather than public favor & we sternly oppose such decision. Arif Zaur, a leader of Qumi Awami Tehreek, said that creation of the basic of personal benefits is a giant injustice with people of Badin & conspiracy. He terms a decision a conspiracy of division of Sindh province. Dr. Dodo Meheri, a leader of Sindh United Party, said that we are not against of creation of new administrative units in Sindh but it should not be in the favor of some special personalities. He said that we will defy the taken decision of Government. Mir Muhammad Parhyar said that before creation of new units, Government should provide basic facilities of the people of district. Muhammad Ali Shah, Chairman, Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum (PFF) said that administratively inclusion of Badin district in Bhambhore division is completely an erroneous decision. He said the Zulfiqar Abad scheme including new created division is a big conspiracy with people of Sindh. He said that land of the coastal area is being handed over to the outsider people. Taj Muhammad Mallah, Representative of Trade Association Badin, said that businessmen of the district Badin would actively play their role in this connection. He said we people of Badin will never accept such type decisions. On the occasion, Representative of Sindh Abadgar Board, Abdul Majeed Nizamani, Leader of Jamait Islami, Fateh Khan Khoso, Jumoon Nohani, Allah Bachayo Memon, Tarique Arain, Sikander Ali Shah, leader of PML (F) Ameer Mandhro & others also produced their views against the newly created division Bhambhore.
The leader & representatives of various political, social, trades association & Civil Society will announce a joint movement from May 14, 2014 against newly created division Bhambhore.