Provincial Coordination Committee Insight Meeting
A meeting was held under the Co-chairmanship of Director General Health Services Dr. Shakir Ali Baloch, Additional Secretary (Dev.) Health Mr. Abdul Rauf Baloch, Chief of Section Health & Nutrition Mr. Zamaran Ali. In the meeting all relevant stakeholders of nutrition related activities have participated. On the occasion BNPMC PC Dr. Ali Nasit Bugti along with PMU-BNPMC team have briefed the members about the endeavours been made so far. In connection to the correlated activities developing partners representatives (UNICEF, WFP, WHO, FAO) etc have shared the interventions been made so far in improving the overall nutritional intervention’s in the province. To the said, the co-chairs have appreciated the efforts of BNPMC, and other developing partners in taking progressive efforts. They said, Balochistan has the highest level of food insecurity and malnutrition in the country and other indicators portray a dismal picture. Although the health authorities have been working to resolve these problems, the security situation along with geographical difficulties of the province and the scattered population make the issue more complex and it can only be dealt with conclusive and conducive collaborative efforts of all stakeholders.