Men Advisory Training Center

The Men Advisory Training Center (MATC) encourages and enhances male participation through trainings to create awareness and motivation for family planning, emphasizes male involvement and specially focuses on trainings to provide vasectomy services through Non-Scalpel Vasectomy (NSV) technique. In addition it provides NSV services six days a week (except camp days as per schedule) at its static outlet, and through camping facilities at District Headquarter Hospitals when expected client outcome at the camps is reasonable.

The Training Center is responsible to impart NSV training to the doctors and paramedics of the Men Advisory Units. The male doctors from Health Sector, the Line Departments and NGOs are also trained in NSV/Male RH services provision as per request routed through the Directorate General Office. The Center is stationed on the 2nd floor in the outdoor block in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore and to date 135 male doctors and 35 para medics from the government and private sector have been certified in NSV training from it.