FFP Team Leader, Diane Northway met with Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh

Food Fortification programme launched in Punjab
November 7, 2017
FFP Team Leader, Diane Northway met with Senior Minister Food Sindh to discuss the functioning of Sindh Food Authority
FFP Team Leader, Diane Northway met with Senior Minister Food Sindh
December 13, 2017
FFP Team Leader, Diane Northway met with Coordinator to Chief Minister to discuss the functioning of Sindh Food Authority

FFP Team Leader, Diane Northway had a meeting with Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh, Mr. Mir Hussain Ali on Monday, 11 th December, 2017. The purpose of the meeting was to provide a briefing on the FFP programme objectives for reducing micronutrient deficiencies in Sindh and introduction of mandatory food fortification. Of particular interest for the meeting was a discussion on the recently approved Sindh Food Authority Act and plans for making the Sindh Food Authority functional including resource allocation and formulation of rules and regulations as a priority agenda item.

Representatives from nutrition development partners, Provincial Fortification Alliance, Food department, Health department and Planning, Development Board and Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Head of Division of Women and Child Health, Professor in Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University also participated in a meeting.

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