The Lady Health Visitor (LHV) Diploma program is of two years. The program is recognized by the Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Islamabad and it is affiliated with Nursing Examination Board, Punjab. Lady health visitors (LHVs), as a specific cadre of health care provider, have existed in Pakistan since 1951. They provide a variety of services to urban and rural communities, including basic nursing care, maternal child health services, and training of community workers.