Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch a sensory growth program to maintain newborns secure from stunting.
According to Special Assistant Dr. Sania Nishtar, 40% of youngsters in Pakistan endure from stunting attributable to malnutrition and different causes. The authorities has developed a growth program to guard kids from stunting, the primary part of the event program. Prime Minister Imran Khan will formally launch this system tomorrow by inaugurating a growth heart within the Khyber tribal district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Dr. Sania Nishtar stated that a funds of Rs. eight.5 billion has been allotted for the primary part of the event program. In the primary part, a complete of 221,000 deserving pregnant and lactating moms from 9 districts throughout the nation For a nutritious diet, ladies underneath the age of two shall be given a stipend of Rs. 2000 on a quarterly foundation whereas boys shall be given a stipend of Rs. 1500.
According to the Special Assistant, within the first part of this system, a complete of 33 growth facilities are being arrange in 9 districts of the nation: Khyber, Upper Dir, Bagh, Ghazar, Hunza, Kharmang, Kharan, Badin and Rajanpur. All 33 growth facilities shall be established by.