Thursday, September 13, 2018
Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) is all set to launch a pilot food programme in three districts of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) with technical assistance from World Food Programme (WFP). The pilot food programme would address the crucial issue of...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
A social protection model presently being implemented through the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) across Pakistan is meant to effectively support and empower women, children and poorest segments of the society.
BISP Chairperson Marvi Memon...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar said on Wednesday that Pakistan was fully committed to achieving the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The World Food Programme (WFP) has launched its first cash-based assistance for secondary school girls in Pakistan and is using biometric attendance data for the first time as part of its support to the FATA Secretariat education programme.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
UNICEF procured 2.5 billion doses of vaccines to children in nearly 100 countries in 2016, reaching almost half of the world’s children under the age of five. The figures, released during World Immunization Week, make UNICEF the largest buyer of vaccines...
Africa, Nigeria, Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
ISLAMABAD: Federal health authorities and the anti-poverty scheme named after former prime minister Benazir Bhutto have joined forces to introduce conditional cash transfers (CCT) for maternal and child health improvement.