The strategic thrust provides key blocks for achieving the mission statement. They spell out our strategic priorities, reflect the dynamics of our environment and build on our competencies and strength. They are:

1.    Provide effective leadership in the population field in the country
2.    Establish cutting-edge competencies as a minimum standard in all process
3.    Develop a state-of-the knowledge base
4.    Mobilize adequate resource(internal & external for the sector)
5.    Pursue Long term sustainability of our programmes
6.    Create a conducive environment for motivating and retaining staff