Govt, civil society’s efforts to improve human wellbeing, tackle disasters

Zubair Qureshi

Appreciating the significant contribution of International Non-Government Organizations towards humanity and development, Government and Civil society representatives highlighted the role of humanitarian agencies and called it highly crucial to bring transformational change at the societal level.

These views were expressed at the annual showcasing event of the Pakistan Humanitarian Forum on the work of PHF member organizations which was accomplished in year 2021. Director General, Federal Directorate of Immunization Dr. Soofia Younas called for joint efforts at all levels to meet the desired outcomes of development and humanitarian goal in the country.

She highlighted the importance of investing in the overall health with special focus on mother child health and immunization of children for a healthy and prosperous future.

Head of Office Pakistan & Iran, European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office – ECHO, Taheeni Thammannagoda said that organizations are aligning their program with development and humanitarian needs in the country.

A five-year strategic plan of PHF was also shared at the ceremony to better educate audience at large about future plans to contribute to development and humanitarian sector of Pakistan.

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