Pathfinder International is implementing the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation investment, titled: Naya Qadam: Increase Post-Pregnancy Family Planning Through Expanding Public and Private Sector Service with a Focus on Young Women in Pakistan. The Naya Qadam (NQ) Project was launched in May 2018 in six districts across Sindh and Punjab with five development partners: Ipas, Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM), National Committee of Maternal and Neonatal Health (NCMNH), Aahung, and Shirkat Gah-Women’s Resource Centre (SGAH).

This document outlines Naya Qadam’s Response to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic and emergence of the outbreak in Pakistan. The overarching Response is based on the following key assumptions and strategic principles.