Dr. Kumar Khagendra Singh
Hon'ble CMO
Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
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Family Planning
The total fertility rate in Haridwar is 2.2 AHS 2012 Knowledge of modern family planning methods was high eligible women and 52.7% were Currently modern method of contraception. Use of spacing methods was negligible and condom was the most poplar spacing method. Parity at acceptance of Modern family planning method was twice higher for women with three or more children in comparison to those who had two children. Use of family planning Methods increased with the number of surviving sons.

To achieve the population stabilization in the district along with overall development of individual.

The mission of Family Planning Programme is that all women and men (in reproductive age group) in district will have knowledge of and access to comprehensive range of family planning services, therefore enabling families to plan and space their children to improve the health of women and children.

Immediate goal is to address the unmet need for contraception and improve pregnancy planning and spacing and prevent unintended pregnancy. Medium-term goal is to bring the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) to 2.1 by replacement level by 2017. The long term goal is to promote reproductive rights of people of district and to achieve a stable population at a level consistent with the requirements of sustainable economic growth, social development, and environmental protection.

Guiding Principles
Target-free approach based on unmet needs’ for contraception; equal emphasis on spacing and limiting methods; promoting ‘children by choice’ in the context of reproductive health.

  • Increasing contraception prevalence rate (CPR) of ‘any modern method’ and decrease the total unmet needs for family planning.
  • Promoting spacing methods by improving contraceptive method mix.
  • Promoting family planning usage during post-partum period.
  • Increase male participation in family planning.
  • Ensuring Quality of Care in family planning services.
  • Stimulate demand for quality family planning services.

  • Enhanced focus on spacing methods
  • Ensuring focus on Post-partum Family Planning services
  • Strengthening sterilization service delivery
  • Strengthening quality of service delivery
  • Creating demand generation for Family Planning services
  • Creating PPP models for promoting Family Planning services
  • Addressing issues of adolescent age group
  • Strengthening Family Planning program management at state & district level.