23 Jun 2024, 19:19

Concerted efforts crucial to ensure nutrition for all

GAIBANDHA, JUNE 23, 2024 (BSS)- Speakers in a function here today opined that concerted efforts of all relevant departments is crucial to ensure nutrition for all to build a healthy nation.

As the district nutrition coordination committee (DNCC) is formed with the men of 22 departments working in the district, there is no alternative to joint efforts of the departments to proceed the nutritional activities towards desired goal, they also said.

They made the comments while they were addressing a bimonthly meeting of DNCC held at the conference room of the deputy commissioner (DC) here this afternoon around 2 pm.

District administration and Civil Surgeon (CS) Office jointly arranged the meeting in cooperation with Community Nutrition and Health Activity (CNHA) Funded by USAID.

Md. Shariful Islam, deputy director, local Government Division here addressed the function as the chief guest on behalf of the DC Kazi Nahid Rasul.

Presided over by CS Dr. Kaniz Sabiha, the meeting was also addressed, among others, by DD of the department of agricultural extension Khorshed Alam Sarker, DD of Women affairs department Nargis Jahan and journalist Sarker Mohammad Shahiduzzaman.

The speakers in the speeches underscored the need for ensuring nutrition for all to build a healthy nation through achieving sustainable development goals by 2030.

The chief guest urged the officials and staff of the 22 departments, including the mass media, to work sincerely from the respective position to achieve the departmental targets regarding nutrition successfully.

He also assured the concerned of providing help and assistance from the administration to make the project a grand success in the district.

Almost all members of the DNCC, project officials, and invited persons took part in the meeting.



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