During mother and child health week
, infants and pregnant women will be vaccinated against diseases while lady health workers will spread the message of health education from door to door for the promotion of the culture of hygiene.
A major reason of death among the children are caused by preventable diseases and urged the people to participate in the health programmes especially Mother and Child Health Week
meant to promote better health, he added.
To achieve this objective, the mother and child health week
are held two times in a year with focused measures on pneumonia or diarrhea in the country.
During these campaigns, which were launched in various cities in connection with mother and child health week
, the main focus will be on promoting health care practices at the household level to avoid from various diseases.
He expressed these views in a hotel in connection with the mother and child health week
which would be celebrated till 28th September.
ISLAMABAD, November 02, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Ministry of Health on Monday launched mother and child health week
to protect them from pneumonia and other health threats in upcoming winter.
ISLAMABAD, October 30, 2009 (Balochistan Times ): Ministry of Health on Friday launched mother and child health week
to protect themselves from pneumonia and other health threats in the coming winter.
ISLAMABAD, 30 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- The National Programme for Family Planning and Primary Health Care at the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with UNICEF and other partners, launched the Mother and Child Health Week