Capacity-building congregation on health, population planning recommends joint vibrant role of Health, Population Welfare Services providers to yield positive results in AJK


Altaf Hamid Rao

MIRPUR (AJK) : (Parliament Times) AJK Minister for Population, TEVTA & Information Technology Dr. Mustafa Bashir Abbasi Friday lauded the initiatives of UNFPA Pakistan and Jhpiego Pakistan regarding capacity building of Healthcare service providers in Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

He was chairing the final session of the two-day grand capacity building workshop titled “RISK COMMUNICATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT”, concluding at the AJK State’s Capital City M’abad on Friday.

UNFPA Pakistan supported the two-day capacity building training sessions that were executed by @Jhpiego Pakistan.

The minister continued expressing the hope that the conference  will not only enable the service providers to act swiftly n pragmatically during any emergency or pandemic rather service delivery will also be enhanced in the State of AJK, he added.

The participants/service providers expressed their views saying on this occasion that they had learnt the missing links which were essential in emergency management, they added.

“The training workshop strongly recommended for ensuring joint vibrant role of Health, Population Welfare Services providers for result-oriented planning in Azad Jammu Kashmir” said Secretary Population Welfare of AJK Govt. Raja Muhammad Razaq while talking to this Correspondent here on Friday. Razaq said that the seasoned experts including the icons of health  and  family planning / reproductive health, attending the moot,  emphasized  the need of addressing and implementing the mechanism of accountability  to ensure provision of quality family planning services in the country including Azad Jammu & Kashmir.