Karachi – The U.S. Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) Mission Director for Pakistan John Groarke, and Sindh Well being Secretary Saeed Ahmed Mangnejoand Inhabitants Welfare Secretary Muhammad Saleem Raza signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) implement the USAID-funded Maternal and Baby Well being Program (MCH). The U.S. Consul Normal in Karachi, Brian Heath, additionally attended.
Below the phrases of the settlement, USAID will work with the Sindh authorities to supply extra Pakistani households with maternal, new child and little one well being companies in addition to built-in household planning to cut back maternal and little one deaths.The MCH Program hopes to supply a minimum of 80 % of households throughout 15 districts of Sindh with high quality health-care companies.
“For the previous 50 years, america has supported Pakistan in enhancing the accessibility and high quality of health-care companies accessible to extraordinary Pakistanis,” stated Consul Normal Heath. “The principle objective of the Maternal and Baby Well being Program is to dramatically scale back maternal and toddler sickness and mortality. This contains working collectively to succeed in bold targets, comparable to lowering the new child mortality charge from 54 to 50 deaths per 1,000 stay births.”
In his remarks, Minister of Well being Jam Mehtab Dahar acknowledged USAID’s assist to enhance well being companies in Sindh.
USAID Mission Director John Groarke highlighted the significance of the U.S.-Pakistani partnership within the initiative. “Collectively, we will enhance reproductive, maternal, new child, and little one well being in Sindh,” stated Mr. Groarke. “Collectively, we will develop key insurance policies and packages to ship high-quality well being companies to populations that want them.”