48 Ehsaas Nashonuma Centres being established in 13 districts


ISLAMABAD, Jan 12 (Online): Forty-eight Ehsaas Nashonuma Centers are being established in thirteen districts of the country, to provide health services to mothers and children and prevent stunting growth among them.
This was informed at the introductory meeting of Ehsaas Nashonuma steering committee in Islamabad, with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar in the chair.
The steering committee members were briefed on the progress of Ehsaas Nashonuma programme that is being implemented in partnership with the provinces and World Food Programme.
It was informed that Nashonuma is three year programme that will deliver conditional cash transfers to the vulnerable pregnant women and mothers with children under two years, to enable them get nutritious food, immunizations, and attendance of health awareness sessions.