March 6, 2020

Every nutritious bite is a step in the right direction Among the foods that are …

[ad_1] Every nutritious bite is a step in the right direction Among the foods that are most important to gut health are #fruits and #vegetables because they both contain Fibre. So don’t forget to fill half your plate with Fruits and Vegetables.🥗🍎🍊🍉 #NutritionMonth [ad_2] Source
March 6, 2020

Umeed Say Aagay on PTV World’s Morning Show

[ad_1] Executive Director of Human Development Foundation (HDF), Saeed ul Hassan and Campaign Coordinator of "Umeed Say Aagay", Fatima Khan were invited as guests for #PTV World Morning Show "World this Morning", where they talked about the importance of first 1000 days on the health of Mother and Child. They also briefed the audience on Malnutrition,Stunting and Wasting. "Umeed Say Aagay" is a National Level Awareness Raising Campaign promoting #Mother […]
March 4, 2020

It's National Nutrition Month. HDF is celebrating Nutrition Month as an op…

[ad_1] It's National Nutrition Month.🥑🥦🍎 HDF is celebrating Nutrition Month as an opportunity to focus on helping people make healthy food choices as well as developing good eating habits. 🥗 The theme of this year's #NationalNutritionMonth is "Bite by Bite." So it's time to revisit your eating habits and set small achievable goals. Follow us to stay updated for a healthy diet. 🥣 [ad_2] Source
March 4, 2020

According to the Report of Nutrition for Growth 2020, 149 million children aroun…

[ad_1] According to the Report of Nutrition for Growth 2020, 149 million children around the world are suffering from #stunting, and poor #nutrition continues to cause nearly half (45%) of deaths in children under-five which means 3.1 million children die each year due to poor nutrition. #MotherandChildWellness #EarlyLivesMatter #InvestinNutrition #first1000days [ad_2] Source
March 4, 2020

The students of Capital University of Science and Technolgy pledged to support t…

[ad_1] The students of Capital University of Science and Technolgy pledged to support the Campaign “Umeed Say Aagay” and save 400,000 lives of #mothers and #children by signing the petition. Be a part of the Campaign and save lives by signing our petition online at umeedsayaagay.com. [ad_2] Source
March 4, 2020

Advocacy Session on “Umeed Say Aagay” was held at Capital University of Science …

[ad_1] Advocacy Session on “Umeed Say Aagay” was held at Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST) to highlight the significance of the first 1000 days and maternal, newborn and child health. #first1000days #EarlyLivesMatter #MotherandChildWellness [ad_2] Source
February 25, 2020

Eating is one of the first areas that #Toddlers will master. Parents have the im…

[ad_1] Eating is one of the first areas that #Toddlers will master. Parents have the important job of providing the kinds of food that an active toddler needs. Fill up your child’s plate with nutritious servings. #InvestInNutrition [ad_2] Source
February 25, 2020

Healthy Nutrition for Your child

[ad_1] Eating is one of the first areas that #Toddlers will master. Parents have the important job of providing the kinds of food that an active toddler needs. Fill up your child’s plate with nutritious servings. #InvestInNutrition Video Credits: @Nemours [fb_vid id=”photo_id”:”2782122155247917″”][fb_vid id=”2782122155247917″] [ad_2] Source
February 25, 2020

Studies indicate that #breastfeeding helps improve mothers’ health, as well as t…

[ad_1] Studies indicate that #breastfeeding helps improve mothers’ health, as well as their children’s. Just as a woman’s breast milk is designed specifically to nourish the body of an #infant, the production, and delivery of this milk aid her own health. #MotherandChildWellness [ad_2] Source
February 25, 2020

Breast milk provides the ideal #nutrition for infants. Breast milk contains anti…

[ad_1] Breast milk provides the ideal #nutrition for infants. Breast milk contains antibodies that help your baby fight off viruses and bacteria. #InvestInNutrition #MotherandChildWellness [ad_2] Source
February 14, 2020

Did you know that the first 1000 days of a baby’s life are a great window of opp…

[ad_1] Did you know that the first 1000 days of a baby’s life are a great window of opportunity for setting the foundations of optimum health, growth, and neurodevelopment? [ad_2] Source
February 14, 2020

Umeed Say Aagay is committed to a healthy living of mother and child in the firs…

[ad_1] Umeed Say Aagay is committed to a healthy living of mother and child in the first thousand days and beyond. Show your support by signing our petition today! https://umeedsayaagay.com [ad_2] Source
February 14, 2020

Campaign launched to control newborn deaths in Balochistan

[ad_1] #HDF supports the campaign launched to control newborn deaths in Baluchistan. Umeed Say Aagay Campaign is tirelessly working along the same lines to reduce NMR, IMR, MMR. https://dawn.com/news/1533943 Campaign launched to control newborn deaths in Balochistan Neonatal, child health indicators are worst in the province [ad_2] Source
February 14, 2020

#HDF, through its Umeed Say Aagay campaign is complementing the initiatives and …

[ad_1] #HDF, through its Umeed Say Aagay campaign is complementing the initiatives and ongoing efforts of the government and other partners who are specifically focusing on promoting right #nutrition in the First 1000 Days of mother and child. #first1000days [ad_2] Source
December 24, 2019

Human Development Foundation Pakistanin collaboration with Pakistan Girl Guides …

[ad_1] Human Development Foundation Pakistanin collaboration with Pakistan Girl Guides Association conducted session with girl scouts on “Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition during #First1000Days” under #UmeedSayAagay campaign at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Saagri #nutritiondecade #HealthForAll #youthmindshiftadvocacy [ad_2] Source
December 24, 2019

. Human Development Foundation Pakistan conducted an educational session on imp…

[ad_1] . Human Development Foundation Pakistan conducted an educational session on importance of “Health & Nutrition Education” for children at Children’s Literature Festival Peshawar. #CLFPeshawar #UmeedSayAagay [ad_2] Source
December 23, 2019

Human Development Foundation Pakistan collaborated with Idara Taleem O Aagahi at…

[ad_1] Human Development Foundation Pakistan collaborated with Idara Taleem O Aagahi at Children’s Literature Festival Peshawar. During #CLFPeshawar we organised activities and interactive learning sessions at our stall. [ad_2] Source
December 19, 2019

#Stunted children are at greater risk of poor health throughout their lifetime. …

[ad_1] #Stunted children are at greater risk of poor health throughout their lifetime. Stunting is a cyclic process. Stunted mothers bear stunted children perpetuating an inter-generational cycle of stunting. #Malnutrition #NutritionDecade [ad_2] Source
December 18, 2019

4 out of 10 children under 5 years of age are affected by stunting. #Stunting is…

[ad_1] 4 out of 10 children under 5 years of age are affected by stunting. #Stunting is a form of chronic malnutrition. It slows down cognitive and physical development. The cycle of stunting is inter-generational. #malnutrition #First1000Days [ad_2] Source
December 16, 2019

More than one in three low- and middle-income countries face both extremes of malnutrition

[ad_1] High quality diet reduce the risk of malnutrition and promote healthy growth and prevent obesity. One of the components of healthy diet includes optimal breastfeeding in the #first1000Days. Bottle-fed babies and obese mothers are the cause for obese babies. More than one in three low- and middle-income countries face both extremes of malnutrition Twin presence of obesity and undernutrition reflects shifts in food systems16 December 2019 – Geneva. A new […]
December 4, 2019

The problem of malnutrition is complex, multi-dimensional and inter-generational…

[ad_1] The problem of malnutrition is complex, multi-dimensional and inter-generational.Malnourished mothers give birth to malnourished babies. Stunting is irreversible after the age of two #First1000Days of child’s life has a profound effect on it’s future. [ad_2] Source
December 2, 2019

Over 300 children, adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes: Unicef

[ad_1] World AIDS Day celebrated every year all over the world. The main motto behind celebrating the day is to raise public awareness about AIDS regarding modes of transmission of HIV and advising people to seek scanning and treatment services at the HIV Centers. Over 300 children, adolescents die every day from AIDS related causes- UNICEF Pakistan. "In Pakistan, a joint United Nations team led the investigation into the HIV […]
November 20, 2019

Stunting and wasting are heavily dominant in the country. Inadequate nutrition a…

[ad_1] Stunting and wasting are heavily dominant in the country. Inadequate nutrition among mothers during pregnancy is one of the main reasons of malnutrition among children leading to stunting. Umeed Say Aagay is focusing its support on #first1000days nutrition "window",during which children's nutritional deficiencies can be reversed. #WorldChildrensDay [ad_2] Source
November 20, 2019

The right nutrition at the right time is essential for child survival, health an…

[ad_1] The right nutrition at the right time is essential for child survival, health and development. Well-nourished children are much more equipped to grow. A focus on quality of diet is essential to prevent stunting, wasting and other forms of malnutrition. Give your child healthier and brighter future! #WorldChildrensDay [ad_2] Source
November 11, 2019

#BreastFeeding provides the ideal nutrition and antibodies for infants. Babies b…

[ad_1] #BreastFeeding provides the ideal nutrition and antibodies for infants. Babies breastfed after 24 hours of birth are twice at the risk of death in comparison to those breastfed within their first hour. #UmeedsayAagay #1000days World Health Organization (WHO) @hdfpk UNICEF [ad_2] Source
November 7, 2019

South Asia marked red on world’s map of malnutrition

[ad_1] Over 400,000 under-five deaths were recorded in Pakistan in 2018 – UNICEF Malnutrition and stunting is one of the foremost socio-economic problems faced by Pakistan, it delays economic growth and human development. #SaveTheChildren South Asia marked red on world’s map of malnutrition According to a Unicef study, 49.9 per cent of children in the South Asian region are not growing well. [ad_2] Source
November 6, 2019

Infant and young child feeding – UNICEF DATA

[ad_1] #Breastfeeding is a baby’s first vaccine it works as an antibiotic. Delaying breastfeeding by 2-23 hours after birth increases the risk of dying in the first 28 days of life by 40%. Delaying it by 24 hours or more increases that risk to 80%. #first1000days https://data.unicef.org/topic/nutrition/infant-and-young-child-feeding/ Infant and young child feeding – UNICEF DATA Proper feeding of infants and young children can increase their chances of survival. It can […]
October 31, 2019

Research shows mothers who breastfeed naturally lower their risk of pre and post…

[ad_1] Research shows mothers who breastfeed naturally lower their risk of pre and post- menopausal breast cancer. Non lactated breasts are more prone to cancer than a lactated breasts. #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth [ad_2] Source
October 29, 2019

In Asia, Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer. An estimated 83,000 cas…

[ad_1] In Asia, Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer. An estimated 83,000 cases are being annually reported, and over 40,000 deaths. 1 in every 9 Pakistani women develop breast cancer. It is the second most leading cause of deaths amongst women. In comparison to other types of cancer, breast cancer is 90% more curable. However, prevention lies in early diagnosis by regularly conducting a self-examination and mammography. #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth […]
October 29, 2019

HDF team conducted awareness session at Abasyn University Islamabad Campus on”h…

[ad_1] HDF team conducted awareness session atAbasyn University Islamabad Campus on”hazards of Tobacco,e-cigarettes & Junk food”. Tobacco and junk food are implicated among the leading causes of pre-mature death and chronic diseases.Both are incredibly addictive. [ad_2] Source
October 16, 2019

World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. Millions …

[ad_1] World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. Millions consume less than recommended calories a day resulting in malnutrition and exposure to fatal diseases. Mother and children of poverty struck countries are deprived of minimum nutrition and grow undernourished. HDF under the campaign Umeed say Aagay organized an education session on Importance of Maternal and Child Nutrition during the first 1000 days at BHU […]
August 9, 2019

HDF teams in village communities of Tando Muhammad Khan, Mardan, and Islamabad c…

[ad_1] HDF teams in village communities of Tando Muhammad Khan, Mardan, and Islamabad conducted Education sessions and awareness walks on World Breast Feeding. Behavioral change communication is one of the primary objectives of Umeed Say Aagay, we aim to address the issue of malnutrition. Find out more at https://umeedsayaagay.com/ [ad_2] Source
August 6, 2019

Importance of Brestfeeding and Child Health.

[ad_1] Pakistan has the worst Neonatal (under 28 days) mortality rate in the world, reveals UNICEF report. Birth of a child is the most memorable and beloved natural phenomenon. A newborn is vulnerable, defenseless and has minimal resistance to any external exposure. The situation becomes gloomier in case of a developing country where both infrastructural and socio-cultural barriers aggravate the situation. South Asia ranks as the worst region in the […]
August 5, 2019

#Breastfeeding is a team effort. Collectively, we can help create an enabling en…

[ad_1] #Breastfeeding is a team effort. Collectively, we can help create an enabling environment that empowers parents to breastfeed – at work & at home. #WBW2019 #EmpowerparentsEnablebreastfeeding #breastfeeding World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action – WABA Global Goals for Sustainable Development [ad_2] Source
August 3, 2019

World breast feeding celebrate every year first week of August create the awareness about Mother and child health . listen live radio program about Mother and Child Care On world breast feeding week only on fm 100 4pm to 5 pm Human Development Foundation

[ad_1] HDF Health team live on FM100 Pakistan.[fb_vid id=”493260854577466″] [ad_2] Source
August 2, 2019

بچے کے لیے پہلی گُٹی ماں کا دودھ ہے۔ پیدائش کے پہلے گھنٹے میں ماں کا دودھ بچے کے…

[ad_1] بچے کے لیے پہلی گُٹی ماں کا دودھ ہے۔ پیدائش کے پہلے گھنٹے میں ماں کا دودھ بچے کے لیے انتہائی ضروری ہے۔ Breastfeeding is a natural remedy that could prove to be the paramount factor in reducing malnutrition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #UmeedSayAagay #WBW2019 #breastfeeding #HDF World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action – WABA Global Goals for […]
August 1, 2019

The global community is observing World Breastfeeding Week from 1-7th August. Br…

[ad_1] The global community is observing World Breastfeeding Week from 1-7th August. Breastmilk is the first food for babies, provides all necessary nutrients to the child fulfilling their needs from infancy till two years of age Together we can empower parents and enable breastfeeding, now and for the future! . . . . . . . . . #WBW2019 #Empowerparents #Enablebreastfeeding #breastfeeding World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action – WABA Global […]
July 26, 2019

Childhood stunting

[ad_1] “In his inaugural address to the nation, Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke about Pakistan’s appalling rates of stunting, apparently the third highest in the world. While it was encouraging then to see the prime minister Imran Khan (official) put a large-scale but largely ignored health concern at the top of his agenda when he came into power, it seems to have since fallen out of the list of priorities” […]
July 16, 2019

SBP report shines light on food insecurity

[ad_1] About $2.24bn is estimated as the loss of future labour force resulting from under-5 mortality. Help us fight Malnutrition and save thousands of lives. Hit the link to learn more about the silent epidemic. https://umeedsayaagay.com/learning-hub https://www.dawn.com/news/1494372/sbp-report-shines-light-on-food-insecurity SBP report shines light on food insecurity [ad_2] Source
July 9, 2019

Malnutrition, a global problem in search of global solutions

[ad_1] “Increasingly, organizations working in the sector have recognized that malnutrition requires multisectoral solutions. It is a health issue, but it cannot be solved without collaboration from various allied sectors including agriculture, the food industry, sanitation, finance, and gender development” Umeed Say Aagay has been striving for a similar approach to save thousands of lives. Find out more at:
July 4, 2019

According to The National Nutrition Survey 2018- 26.5% women of reproductive age…

[ad_1] According to The National Nutrition Survey 2018- 26.5% women of reproductive age have low calcium level (hypocalcemia) leading to weakening of bones, muscles and teeth. Women must include yogurt, milk, eggs, leafy greens, red beans, figs, almonds and oranges to fulfil their daily calcium requirements. Let’s together, with Umeed say Aagay strengthen our Mother’s health. Share with ones you care about. Find out more about Nutrition-related issues at; https://umeedsayaagay.com/learning-hub/ […]
July 2, 2019

According to NNS 2018, Anemia in Women of reproductive age (15-49 years) has wor…

[ad_1] According to NNS 2018, Anemia in Women of reproductive age (15-49 years) has worsened from 51% (2011) to 57% (2018). Anemia contributes to maternal mortality, maternal morbidity and low birth weight in infants. Let’s join hands with Umeed Say Agaay to create behavioral change through mass education and awareness. (National Nutrition Survey 2018) . . . . . . . . . . . . . #EatrightBeatAnemia #Preventthepreventable. [ad_2] […]
July 1, 2019

Malnutrition, the silent epidemic – HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

[ad_1] “The consistent efforts of the government along with other stakeholders has resulted in improving indicators of malnutrition. The recent findings have shown a gradual progress but the complex malnutrition challenge still demands rigorous efforts. Dismally, rate of wasting is now highest in the history of Pakistan. The prevalence of overweight children under five has also doubled over seven years whereas one in every three children are underweight” Read more […]
May 29, 2019

HDF advocates for sexual & reproductive health and rights SRHR. A Woman’s health…

[ad_1] HDF advocates for sexual & reproductive health and rights SRHR. A Woman’s health makes a healthy Nation. HDF celebrated the International Day of Action for Women’s Health by conducting sessions and symbolic walks on SRHR in Villages of Rahim Yar Khan, Mardan, Tando Muhammad Khan, Karachi, Lahore, Zhob and Islamabad. #28MAY #WomenHealthMatters #OurHealthOurRight #SRHR [ad_2] Source
May 24, 2019

Breast milk promotes sensory and cognitive development and protects the infant a…

[ad_1] Breast milk promotes sensory and cognitive development and protects the infant against infectious and chronic diseases. We aim to highlight the huge benefits that breastfeeding can bring to both the health and welfare of babies. Visit our website and sign the petition to stay informed about Umeed Say Aagay’s work, including the progress of this campaign, fundraising appeals and other ways you can support hundreds and thousands of Mother […]
May 22, 2019

One in seven babies born with low birthweight: study

[ad_1] According to the National Nutrition Survey (2011), 22% of babies are born stunted because their mothers are undernourished. Such alarming statistics Call to Action! Join hands with Umeed say Aagay to ensure and improve the health of our mothers. Human Development Foundation Pakistan Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance, Pakistan Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform One in seven babies born with low birthweight: study Over 90 percent of […]
May 14, 2019

Pakistan yet to frame National Adolescent Nutrition Policy

[ad_1] “Pakistan has a high burden of malnutrition, costing $7.6 billion or 3% of GDP annually (World Food Programme, 2017). Adolescents constitute one-quarter of the population (approx. 40 million). Existing data on adolescent nutritional status is limited in scope and quality” Pakistan yet to frame National Adolescent Nutrition Policy Islamabad Although several policy and strategy documents do refer to the nutritional needs of adolescents, Pakistan is yet to formulate a […]
April 3, 2019

Chief Nutrition, Planning Commission Mr. Aslam Shaheen explaining the importance of #malnutrition during the #first1000days.

[ad_1] Chief Nutrition, Planning Commission Mr. Aslam Shaheen explaining the importance of #malnutrition during the #first1000days at Baluchistan provincial launch of #UmeedSayAagay by Human Development Foundation.[fb_vid id=”609623242834750″] [ad_2] Source
April 1, 2019

The Baluchistan provincial launch of Umeed Say Aagay in the News. Through mass …

[ad_1] The Baluchistan provincial launch of Umeed Say Aagay in the News. Through mass awareness and behavior change, we aim to create an enabling socio-economic environment that promotes knowledge and access to inclusive, affordable, reliable and integrated health nutrition services. [ad_2] Source
March 29, 2019

Malnutrition is estimated to cost the economy nearly 3% of GDP per year equivale…

[ad_1] Malnutrition is estimated to cost the economy nearly 3% of GDP per year equivalent to PKR 704.3 billion annually. #UmeedSayAagay calls for joining hands to help eradicate malnutrition & reduce maternal mortality. Find out more at https://umeedsayaagay.com International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) #InvestinNutrition Human Development Foundation Pakistan [ad_2] Source
March 20, 2019

New voices in advocacy: why young people are speaking up for nutrition – Global Nutrition Report

[ad_1] “According to the 2018 Global Nutrition Report, 22.2% of children aged 0–59 months are stunted. That’s over 150 million children who are not growing or developing properly. As youth advocates, we believe that people should be talking about this. We want to put the spotlight on the worldwide concern of #malnutrition” https://globalnutritionreport.org/blog/new-voices-advocacy-why-young-people-are-speaking-nutrition/ Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance, Pakistan Human Development Foundation Pakistan Global Nutrition Report #UmeedSayAagay New voices […]
March 19, 2019

Conducting a session on school healthcare and nutrition at HDF-MFF-Secondary Sch…

[ad_1] Conducting a session on school healthcare and nutrition at HDF-MFF-Secondary School Gurdas, Mardan. Taking forward “Umeed say Aagay” campaigns mission to reduce the number of deaths by 50% of all mothers, infants and children across Pakistan. Through mass awareness and behavior change we aim to create an enabling socio-economic environment that promotes knowledge and access to inclusive, affordable, reliable and integrated health nutrition services. Sensitizing vulnerable and marginalized communities […]
March 15, 2019

The Baluchistan provincial launch of Umeed Say Aagay led by HDF and technically …

[ad_1] The Baluchistan provincial launch of Umeed Say Aagay led by HDF and technically facilitated and owned by Planning & Development Department of Government of Baluchistan. The event was very well attended by an extremely diverse audience of senior politicians, government officials from Planning & Development Department, Directorate of Health & Integrated Reproductive Mother, Newborn & Child Health (IRMNCH), Provincial SUN Secretariat, Departments of Education, Forestry and Agriculture actively participated […]
March 15, 2019

HDF and its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA Pak…

[ad_1] HDF and its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA Pakistan have launched a mass awareness campaign called #UmeedSayAagay at the provincial level at Serena Hotel, Quetta on March 11, 2019. The event was attended by representatives from international donor agencies, civil society organizations, academia, Balochistan government and media. The event focused on taking action to save over 400,000 lives of mothers and children. Decision makers agreed […]
November 16, 2018

Umeed Say Aagay _Peshawar

[ad_1] A Poem Dedicated to Umeed Say Aagay Campaign by Mr. Saeed ul Hassan, Executive Director – Human Development Foundation Pakistan Umeed Say Aagay Provincial Launch Peshawar [ad_2] Source
November 6, 2018

HDF, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA

[ad_1] HDF and its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA Pakistan have launched a mass awareness campaign called #UmeedSayAagay at the provincial level at Khyber Medical University, Peshawar on November 1, 2018. The event was attended by representatives from international donor agencies, civil society organizations, academia, KP government and media. The event focused on taking action to save over 400,000 lives of mothers and children. Decision makers […]
November 1, 2018

#HappeningNow. #KP endorses #UmeedSayAagay

[ad_1] #HappeningNow. #KP endorses #UmeedSayAagay [ad_2] Source
November 1, 2018

HDF is all set to make its mark in KP with its mass awareness campaign

[ad_1] #HDF is all set to make its mark in #KP with its mass awareness campaign #UmeedSayAagay. At #KhyberMedicalCollege now. #InvestInNutrition #MNCH #MotherAndChildWellness #1000days #HDF is all set to make its mark in #KP with its mass awareness campaign #UmeedSayAagay. At #KhyberMedicalCollege now. #InvestInNutrition #MNCH #MotherAndChildWellness #1000days [ad_2] Source
October 31, 2018

The campaign comes to KP province, Umeed Say Aagay

[ad_1] Umeed Say Aagay marks another milestone, the campaign comes to KP province in collaboration with Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance, Pakistan and Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform . The official launch of #UmeedSayAagay happens in Peshawar – Khyber Medical University (KMU) Hayatabad on Thursday, 1st November, 2018 9am to 12:35pm. #MotherAndChildWellness #Nutrition [ad_2] Source
October 23, 2018

UmeedSayAagay calls for raising mass awareness of the right nutrition

[ad_1] #UmeedSayAagay calls for raising mass awareness of the right nutrition for mothers and children in the first 1000 days and beyond. Support the campaign by signing the petition at www.UmeedSayAagay.com You can also donate at www.hdfpk.com #Malnutrition Costs #Pakistan $7.6 billion (3% GDP) annually. #InvestInNutrition #NutritiousFoodAFundamentalRight [ad_2] Source
October 17, 2018

Child stunting rates highest in South Asia: report | The Express Tribune

[ad_1] #Pakistan is ranked 106 out of 118 countries on the Global Hunger Index showing #undernourishment, child #wasting, child #stunting and child #mortality on a large scale. The #UmeedSayAagay campaign by #HDF aims to raise mass awareness of the right #nutrition for mothers and children. #MovingPastHope #InvestInNutrition #MNCH #1000days Child stunting rates highest in South Asia: report | The Express Tribune Pakistan ranked 106 out of 118 countries on World […]
October 9, 2018

Heavy Losses to Pakistan due to Malnutrition

[ad_1] Video courtesy BBC URDU – Heavy Losses to Pakistan due to Malnutrition Nutrition-related factors contribute to about 45% of deaths in children under 5 years of age. Through #UmeedSayAagay campaign, #HDF calls for urgent action at individual and collective levels to raise mass #awareness about the adverse effects of #malnutrition and the benefits of good #nutrition. Donate at www.hdfpk.com and sign the petition at www.UmeedSayAagay.com to support this cause. […]
October 8, 2018

Drive shows 0.24m children malnourished, UmeedSayAagay

[ad_1] Under Punjab’s nutrition and breastfeeding week, 2.8m children up to two years of age would be given vitamins while sachet of multi-minerals would be provided to the minors. Join #HDF under #UmeedSayAagay to spread mass awareness of the right nutrition for mothers and children in all of Pakistan. Sign the petition at UmeedSayAagay.com Drive shows 0.24m children malnourished Comprehensive nutrition strategy to be adopted after collecting results of screening […]
October 5, 2018

Media role critical to ‘defeat menace of malnutrition’ | The Express Tribune

[ad_1] Media participants have pledged to actively play their role in prioritizing #nutrition agenda and raise public #awareness on the adverse effects of #malnutrition to bring about behavior change. HDF’s core strategy under #UmeedSayAagay campaign is to facilitate positive change in beliefs, behaviors, knowledge, skills, capacities, systems, policies and practices. For more, visit UmeedSayAagay.com #InvestInNutrition #1000days #MNCH Media role critical to ‘defeat menace of malnutrition’ | The Express Tribune Nutrition […]
October 3, 2018

1/5 women have severe Vitamin A deficiency, an increased risk

[ad_1] 1/5 women have severe Vitamin A deficiency which leads to an increased risk of pre-term delivery and maternal #anemia. Support #awareness of right #nutrition in Pakistan by signing the petition on UmeedSayAagay.com #MovingPastHope #InvestInNutrition #MNCH [ad_2] Source
October 2, 2018

Nutrition: A Mother & Child in Ethiopia, UmeedSayAagay

[ad_1] Video courtesy International Medical Corps #HDF is striving through its mass awareness campaign, #UmeedSayAagay, to not let any mother and child die of any preventable cause, especially #malnutrition, in first #1000days and beyond. Frontline health workers play an integral part in this. To learn more about this campaign’s objectives, please visit www.UmeedSayAagay.com #MovingPastHope #InvestInNutrition #MNCH The story of Khatidja and the International Medical Corps health extension worker who treated […]
October 1, 2018

Only 15% children receive diet for effective growth

[ad_1] With #poverty and limited access to #health and #nutrition services, there is a need to improve the capacity of programs, health professionals, and community workers to support good complementary feeding practices. An objective of the #UmeedSayAagay campaign is the #capacity building of frontline health workers on the concept of #1000days incorporating Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) before, during and after #childbirth. You can help #HDF in this by signing the […]
September 28, 2018

Planning Commission to launch dietary guidelines for better nutrition

[ad_1] The initiative – ‘Pakistan dietary guideline for better nutrient’ – is also aimed at overcoming #malnutrition, #stunted growth, and food deficiencies among women and children. #HDF has brought to light the preventable deaths of mothers and children through its #UmeedSayAagay campaign which highlights the importance of the right #nutrition for them in the first #1000days and beyond. #MovingPastHope #InvestInNutrition #MNCH Planning Commission to launch dietary guidelines for better nutrition […]
September 26, 2018

9.6 million Pakistani children have experienced chronic nutrition deprivation

[ad_1] 9.6 million #Pakistani children have experienced chronic nutrition deprivation in the womb and/or during early childhood. #UmeedSayAagay campaign by #HDF insists on urgent action to save mothers and children in Pakistan. The Clock is Ticking. Join us to #savelives. Sign the petition on www.UmeedSayAagay.com and you can also donate for the cause at www.hdfpk.com #InvestInNutrition #MNCH #MovingPastHope [ad_2] Source
September 25, 2018

Importance of First 1000 Days in a Child’s Life

[ad_1] Via 1,000 Days The first #1000days lay the foundation of a child’s life. Optimum #nutrition in the first 1000 days ensures that the child can grow up to be a healthy adult. No #child deserves to be malnourished. #HDF has introduced #UmeedSayAagay campaign to #SaveLives of mothers and children across #Pakistan. Sign the petition at www.UmeedSayAagay.com to show support to give infants the nutrition they need in the first […]
September 24, 2018

Baker Institute expert: Addressing child stunting in Pakistan is critical

[ad_1] It is estimated that #stunted children earn 20 percent less as adults compared to non-stunted individuals. #UmeedSayAagay campaign also stresses the economic consequences of #malnutrition including lost laborers, healthcare expenses and lower #productivity, which cost #Pakistan US$7.6 billion ( 3% of GDP) every year. #MovingPastHope #HDF #InvestInNutrition Baker Institute expert: Addressing child stunting in Pakistan is critical Pakistan’s new prime minister, Imran Khan, must be commended for his pledges […]
September 19, 2018

Pakistani women and one-third of the children suffer from #anemia

[ad_1] More than half of all Pakistani women and one-third of the children suffer from #anemia, making them vulnerable to disease, disability, and death. Go to www.UmeedSayAagay.com to sign the petition and raise your voice to help prevent the deaths of mothers and children across Pakistan. #UmeedSayAagay #MNCH #Nutrition #EveryChildAlive #InvestInNutrition [ad_2] Source
September 18, 2018

Dr. Irfan’s views on Umeed Say Aagay Campaign Launch

[ad_1] On the Punjab Provincial launch of #UmeedSayAagay, Dr Irfan Ullah – SUN Focal Person Punjab discusses the issue of #Malnutrition in #Pakistan and highlights how important the issue of #Stunting & #Wasting is. Human Development Foundation Pakistan’s campaign on Mother and Child wellness through #nutrition is a need of the hour. Government and many other partners along with #HDF are determined to end #Malnutrition in Pakistan & save these […]
September 18, 2018

first #1000days of a child’s life the most importance

[ad_1] #UmeedSayAagay as an awareness campaign lays emphasis on giving the first #1000days of a child’s life the most importance. 400,000 lives every year are at stake, while we can prevent these deaths by giving the right #nutrition to mothers and newborns. Sign the petition at UmeedSayAagay.com to join the cause. #MovingPastHope #HDF #InvestInNutrition #MNCH[fb_vid id=”1680976901927073″]The most dangerous time for a child? Their first month of life. Find out more […]
September 17, 2018

Malnutrition reality | ePaper | DAWN.COM

[ad_1] Nearly 80% of babies do not get adequate #nutrition because of severe #poverty. #Malnutrition should be a national #emergency. #UmeedSayAagay understands the dire need of mothers and children to have the right nutrition in the first #1000days. #MovingPastHope #HDF #InvestInNutrition #MNCH Malnutrition reality | ePaper | DAWN.COM [ad_2] Source
September 14, 2018

‘Health plans face key challenges in Pakistan’

[ad_1] We also have the highest #newborn mortality rates in the world (55/1000 Live Births). There is a strong need for #malnutrition to be announced as a National Emergency. #UmeedSayAagay by #HDF gives priority to newborn health and survival. #MovingPastHope #MNCH #InvestInNutrition ‘Health plans face key challenges in Pakistan’ #Pakistan is among the top five countries with the highest number of unimmunized or partially immunized children. A core focus of […]
September 13, 2018

Half of Sindh’s children suffer from stunted growth | The Express Tribune

[ad_1] Note worthy. #Stunting #Nutrition #InvestInNutrition #UmeedSayAagay Half of Sindh’s children suffer from stunted growth | The Express Tribune Half of Sindh’s children suffer from stunted growth” discussed in a meeting with media, jointly organized by Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance, Pakistan and HANDS Pakistan [ad_2] Source
September 12, 2018

Nearly half of the mothers and children in #Pakistan suffer from #malnutrition…

[ad_1] Nearly half of the mothers and children in #Pakistan suffer from #malnutrition. #UmeedSayAagay stands for the rights of these mothers and children to get proper #nutrition and live healthy lives. Join the movement. Visit us at www.umeedsayaagay.com #MovingPastHope #HDF #InvestInNutrition #MNCH [ad_2] Source
September 11, 2018

The Concept of First 1000 days #UmeedSayAagay

[ad_1] The concept of first #1000days explained well. The #Implications of insufficient #nutrition are irreversible. #UmeedSayAagay focuses on creating mass awareness about this issue. Video Courtesy; The Guardian. #HDF Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance, Pakistan[fb_vid id=”929032033948577″] [ad_2] Source
September 10, 2018

The first 1000 days and after #UmeedSayAagay

[ad_1] The first #1000days between pregnancy and a child’s 2nd birthday sets the foundation for a healthy life. After two years of age, the impacts of #stunting are irreversible. #UmeedSayAagay is a campaign that focuses specifically on the first 1000 days to ensure No Mother and Child dies due to any preventable cause. #MovingPastHope #HDF #InvestInNutrition The first 1000 days and after The effects of hunger on brain development [ad_2] […]
September 7, 2018

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Defense day.

[ad_1] The PM Imran Khan (official) mentioned the problem of #malnutrition in #children in #Pakistan & its impact on our future. He mentioned this issue even on #DefenseDay. Thats how important the issue is. 43% Pakistan children do not reach their full potential in life because they do not get a good start. #UmeedSayAagay aims to save these lives and help children reach their full potential as adults in their […]
September 6, 2018

Health Experts Urge Practical Steps For Breastfeeding Promotion – UrduPoint

[ad_1] Even with the high cultural acceptance for #breastfeeding in #Pakistan, the country has the highest bottle-feeding rates and lowest exclusive breastfeeding rates in South Asia. #UmeedSayAagay #HDF #1000days #InvestInNutrition #maternalhealth #infantmortality Health Experts Urge Practical Steps For Breastfeeding Promotion – UrduPoint Medical experts Tuesday urged for promotion and protection of breastfeeding practice in the country to protect the health of mother and child. [ad_2] Source
September 5, 2018

90% of a child’s brain development happens before the age of 5

[ad_1] 90% of a child’s brain development happens before the age of 5. The need for the right nutrition is crucial for children in the first #1000days. #UmeedSayAagay #HDF #InvestInNutrition [ad_2] Source
September 4, 2018

PM Imran Khan speech on Malnutrition #UmeedSayAagay

[ad_1] PM Imran Khan (official) recognizes the gravity of the issue of #Malnutrition in #Pakistan and what it costs. Around 45% of our Pakistani children are under nourished and it’s costing us our future – he says. We congratulate the PM for taking the very first steps in the right direction of #HumanDevelopment. We would like to offer and extend all support that is required from us. #UmeedSayAagay #HDF #HDF4Sustainability […]
September 3, 2018

‘Number of stunted and wasted children in Pakistan has declined’

[ad_1] ‘Number of stunted and wasted children in Pakistan has declined’ ‘Number of stunted and wasted children in #Pakistan has declined’ Big step forward but more efforts are needed. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/361890-number-of-stunted-and-wasted-children-in-pakistan-has-declined #UmeedSayAagay #HDF #1000days #InvestInNutrition [ad_2] Source
September 3, 2018

‘Number of stunted and wasted children in Pakistan has declined’

[ad_1] ‘Number of stunted and wasted children in #Pakistan has declined’ Big step forward but more efforts are needed. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/361890-number-of-stunted-and-wasted-children-in-pakistan-has-declined #UmeedSayAagay #HDF #1000days #InvestInNutrition ‘Number of stunted and wasted children in Pakistan has declined’ Islamabad : The nutritional status of children in Pakistan has improved over the last five years, states the Key Indicators Report of the 2017-18 Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey .According to… [ad_2] Source
August 28, 2018

Govt introduced unprecedented PM Health Programme: Marriyum

[ad_1] https://nation.com.pk/25-Apr-2018/govt-introduced-unprecedented-pm-health-programme-marriyum #UmeedSayAagay #MovingPastHope #HDF4Sustainability #1000days #nutrition #infantmortality #childmortality #maternalHealth Govt introduced unprecedented PM Health Programme: Marriyum ISLAMABAD – The present government has introduced unprecedented Prime Minister’s Health Programme for providing free and easy access to health facilities to [ad_2] Source
August 28, 2018

Dr. Muhammad Khalid Riaz explaining patterns of neonatal

[ad_1] HDF Chairman Dr. Muhammad Khalid Riaz explaining patterns of neonatal and child mortality at the launch of HDF’s mass awareness campaign #UmeedSayAagay – #MovingPastHope in Islamabad. HDF launched the advocacy campaign on mother and child wellness in the first #1000days and beyond in collaboration with Planning Commission of Pakistan and the international network “Scaling Up Nutrition”. The event created mass awareness in Pakistan on the fundamental import of healthy […]
August 28, 2018

HDF Chairman addressing the launch of “Umeed Say Aagay”

[ad_1] #MovingPastHope HDF Chairman Dr. Khalid Riaz addressing the launch of HDF’s mass awareness campaign “Umeed Say Aagay – Moving Past Hope”, in collaboration with Planning Commission of Pakistan and international network Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN). Identifying motivations from his own life, he shared the emotional foundation leading to the work of HDF in reducing #infantmortality in its communities. A youth-led social movement, #UmeedSayAagay focuses on mother and child wellness […]
August 28, 2018

Nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life

[ad_1] Did You Know? When children are denied the right #nutrition from mother’s pregnancy to the child’s age of 2, they suffer stunting. The damage to their development is irreversible. But we can prevent stunting. #UmeedSayAagay #MovingPastHope #malnutrition #1000days #infantmortality #childmortality #maternalhealth[fb_vid id=”721370391366959″]Did You Know? When children are denied the right #nutrition from pregnancy to the age of 2, they suffer stunting. The damage to their development is irreversible. But […]
August 28, 2018

HDF & its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA

[ad_1] HDF & its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA Pakistan have launched a mass awareness campaign called #UmeedSayAagay at the provincial level, starting from Lahore on August 7, 2018, at the Auditorium of Planning & Development Department. The event was attended by representatives from international donor agencies, civil society organizations, academia, Punjab government and media. The event focused on taking action to save over 400,000 lives […]
August 28, 2018

HDF & its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA Pakis…

[ad_1] HDF & its partners, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform and SUN-CSA Pakistan have launched a mass awareness campaign called #UmeedSayAagay at the provincial level, starting from Lahore on August 7, 2018, at the Auditorium of Planning & Development Department. The event was attended by representatives from international donor agencies, civil society organizations, academia, Punjab government and media. The event focused on taking action to save over 400,000 lives […]
August 28, 2018

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