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 world […]
Malnutrition is a global dilemma that no nation can afford to ignore. This predicament prevails over Pakistan endangering the health of substantial number of mothers and children under five. The pernicious impacts of malnutrition are multifaceted; the exceeding mortalities and morbidities undermine the economic development of our country aggravating the vicious cycle of poverty.
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan on Friday unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the rights of every child born in Pakistan as well as mothers, and resolved that state must ensure provision of the best available early care and safe environment for all the children. The resolution read out by State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan and prepared by PML-N MNA Mehnaz Akbar was passed while acknowledging the […]