Mother, child mortality highest in Balochistan

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Our Correspondent

Quetta

Government of Balochistan Health Department, Provincial Nutrition Directorate on Tuesday organized a seminar titled ‘National Nutrition Uplifting’ engaging Multi-Stakeholders to advocate the case of malnourished Children and Mothers of Balochistan here at Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services (PIPS).
Addressing to the participants Balochistan Health Minister, Mir Naseebullah Marri said that mother and child mortality is one of the highest death rate recorded in Balochistan due to its less develop infrastructure, demands extra attention and support. He said that such events were to draw attention toward nutrition situation and its needs for Balochistan.
He said that Balochistan government had already declared Nutrition Emergency in the province to oversee health and nutrition in the context of current emergency and long-term development solutions.