Maternal, Child Health
Govt, NGO partnership must to achieve MDGs
Along with government’s initiatives, a partnership between government and non-government organisations is necessary to achieve millennium development goals (MDG) regarding maternal and child health issues within 2015, said speakers at a launching ceremony yesterday.
They were speaking at the launching ceremony of “Women and their Children’s Health- WATCH project” organised by Plan Bangladesh at Spectra Convention Centre in the capital.
Addressing as chief guest, Humayun Kabir, senior secretary of health and family welfare ministry, said it is necessary to include people of a community in the management of community clinics to expand their activities for mother and child betterment.
Senior officials of the health ministry, among others, also spoke at the ceremony.
The project, with duration of three and a half years, aims to build capacity of communities to recognise, prevent and respond to basic maternal, newborn and child health issues at the household and community levels
-With The Daily Star input