Pakistani Woman honored Global Humanitarian Award for Women’s and Children’s Health


Global Humanitarian Award for given to a Pakistani woman for the first time at the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Indonesia’s Nusa Dua. The ICFP takes place from 25–28 January 2016 and it was co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BkkbN).

“It was a honor to count Fayeeza and Arif at the 2016 Global Humanitarian Awards for Women’s and Children’s Health. Their tremendous contributions to family planning and maternal, neonatal and children’s health epitomize the theme of the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning: Global Commitments, Local Actions”. These remarks were given by Jose Oying Rimon II, Chair of the ICFP International Steering Committee and Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.

The award pays tribute to the transformative work of the Aman Foundation in the area of women and children’s health, illustrated by innovative programs developed by Aman Health and its dedicated family planning program, Sukh, which was launched as a concrete outcome for the London Summit on Family Planning. Sukh was established as a joint collaboration between the Gates, Packard and Aman Foundations.

Chairman of the Aman Foundation, Fayeeza Naqvi upon winning award stated “I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of the Aman Foundation and look forward to working closely with my fellow awardees in furthering the cause of family planning and maternal health,”

The award distinguishes individuals who, with great vision and leadership, invest private wealth for the advancement of reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health, especially family planning, at regional, as well as global level.


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