Aired on: 29 Jan 2014

Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-13

Pakistan's maternal and child health is improving, shows a recently-launched "Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) 2012-13". Speaking on the occasion organized by National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS) at Islamabad,experts say that except some improvements, Pakistan has failed to achieve its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 for maternal and child health. Data for this survey was collected from a sample size of nearly 13,000 households, and more than 15,000 women and 3,000 men aging between 15 and 49 were interviewed.Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell...

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