Nutrition program review by the Deputy Commissioner Sibi
(14th December 2016)
The District Nutrition team at Sibi arranged one day review the implementation of BNMPC in district Sibi. Mr. Saif-ur-Rehman Hketran Deputy Commissioner presided the meeting.
Whereas, District Health Officer, District Support Manager PPHI, District Coordinator, National Program, Dr. Ali Ahmed Baloch pediatrician DHQ hospital Sibi and Medical Officers in-charge BHUs /OTPs attended the meeting.
Mr. Saif-ur-Rehman Deputy Commissioner asked all the stakeholders, including District Health Officer, District Support Manager PPHI and OTP in-charges to enhance coordination and support so the project could be implemented in its true sprint as a successful model. The chair particularly advised the District Coordinator, National Program for Family Planning & Primary Health Care (LHWs program) to actively involve the Lady Health Workers in a nutrition program for screening of under-five malnourished children, lactating & pregnant women.
Besides, this, Deputy Commissioner asked the LHWs program to start the formation of Mothers Support Groups and conduct IYCF counseling sessions with the community.
Earlier District Health Officer, District Support Manager and District Nutrition Officer delivered presentations on program brief and current status of interventions.