UNFPA Pakistan COVID-19 Situation Report (April 1-16)

document thumbnailIn response to COVID-19 outbreak, UNFPA Pakistan has developed a comprehensive Strategic Response Framework, in line with national response plan, aligned with UNFPA’s global strategy and WHO’s Operational Planning Guidelines. UNFPA’s response strategy has two main pillars.

Pillar 1– Health Systems Strengthening: includes provision of protection/universal precaution, infection prevention, supply of essential equipment and commodities, training of managers and health care providers, provision of psycho social support to service providers and supporting continuity of coordination platforms.

Pillar 2– Community Empowerment/ Gender centered interventions: includes prevention of gender based violence, provision of protection services and psycho social support to vulnerable population including women, girls and elderly, and awareness raising in collaboration with government and UN agencies.