|(DHO – Rawalakot with staff)|
RAWALKOT: A special walk on maternal and child health organized by the health department will be held from July 4 to July 9,Mother and Child Week will be celebrated:
Azadi Times: July 3, 2022: Fifteen thousand children in Poonch district will be given stomach worm tablets and five hundred children will be given immunization boost medicines.
Earlier, a special walk from the DHO office to the Deputy Commissioner’s office was attended by officials of the health department and members of civil society.
Briefing reporters, he said that the purpose of Mother and Child Week was to provide pregnant women with nutritional supplements and immunosuppressive drugs and pills to protect them from stomach ailments.
That one million children in Pakistan die every year due to malnutrition The death rate among children up to the age of five is also high due to poor maternal health and the birth of weak children, which the health department launches a campaign twice a year to prevent.