Govt starts multiple initiatives to tackle child, mother related issues, Senate told

Islamabad, January 21, 2022 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar says the government has started multiple initiatives to tackle stunting and child and mother related issues in the country. Responding to a question during the Question Hour in the Senate on Friday, she said Ehsaas Development Centres will be opened in every district of the country by June this year. She said so far fifty centres have been opened in fifteen districts.

Sania Nishtar said on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan, a comprehensive Nutrition PC-1 for the entire country including the Federal areas with the title “tackling malnutrition induced Stunting in Pakistan” has also been prepared.

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