Mother, child healthcare awareness week to begin from Oct 1

Mother, child healthcare awareness week to begin from Oct 1
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The Punjab Health Department has announced an Awareness Week on mother and child health and nutrition from 1st of next month. 

In a statement, Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister on Health Hanif Khan Pitafi said the purpose of this drive is to cater to the growing problem of malnutrition and immunize the children against diseases.

He said that during awareness week, Punjab Health Department teams will go door to door to create awareness about malnutrition.

He said pregnant women will be provided iron and folic acid tablets free of cost.

 

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