15 03, 2019

Govt committed to address Nutrition status


Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Aamer Mehmood Kiani said that the Government of Pakistan is committed to address Nutrition issue in line with the mission of health care for all. He expressed these views while talking to Regional Director, World Food Programme (WFP) for Asia and Pacific, David Kaatrud at his office [...]

15 01, 2019

Nutrition Interventions & their outcomes in Sindh reviewed


To review the progress on Nutrition focused programme interventions and their outcomes in Sindh, Provincial Task Force Secretariat for Nutrition, Planning and Development Board (GoS), organized a Round Table Conference in collaboration with Accelerated Action Plan (AAP) for Reduction in Stunting and Malnutrition (P&DD), USAID, UNICEF and World Food Programme recently at a local hotel [...]

15 08, 2018

Advocacy Seminar on ‘Promotion and Protection of Breastfeeding’


Nutrition Support Program (NSP) Govt. of Sindh in collaboration with UNICEF organized an Advocacy Seminar on ‘Promotion and Protection of Breastfeeding’ on 8th August 2018 at a local hotel in Karachi aimed to raise awareness on the importance of breastfeeding. Dr. Ismail Memon, Program Manager, Nutrition Support Program (NSP) in his welcome address appraised the [...]

15 10, 2016

Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Secretariat launched in Sindh to combat Malnutrition


Planning and Development Department, Government of Sindh and United Nations World Food Program (WFP) launched a Secretariat for the Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Initiative at a Ceremony held recently at a local hotel in Karachi. Speaking as the Chief Guest at the launching ceremony, Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, Minister for Planning and Development Department, Govt of [...]

15 03, 2011

Nutrition plan for 19 districts launched


Sindh Health Minister Dr. Sagheer Ahmad launched a strategic plan to counter the high prevalence of acute malnutrition among children and pregnant women in 19 districts. Addressing the launching ceremony of the Sindh Strategic Nutrition Response Plan (SSNRP), Dr. Sagheer Ahmad said that it would cost Rs3.8 billion and would be implemented from July onwards [...]