The Covid-19 pandemic has served to additional underline the importance of fresh water, sanitation, private hygiene and ample vitamin. Our goal ought to be to offer entry to those requirements to advertise a wholesome society. This inequality nonetheless exists which isn’t solely unfair but in addition it’s preventable.
These views expressed by Mrs. Sadia Rashid, president of the Hamdard Basis Pakistan (HFP), in her opening remarks on the twenty ninth Worldwide Kids’s Well being Convention organised by the Hamdard Public College (HPS) and the Hamdard Basis Pakistan on Tuesday to mark World Well being Day 2021.
As per the federal government’s SOPs on Covid-19, the convention was organised on-line the place Mrs. Sadia Rashid hosted the occasion from Hamdard Company Head Workplace.
Chief visitor Dr Yasmin Rashid, well being minister of Punjab, whereas commenting on the HFP’s initiative, stated: “I wish to thank HFP who took it upon itself to advertise the healthcare sector of the nation. Such occasions spotlight the significance of well being particularly throughout international pandemic.”
She urged younger audio system to focus on the significance of following the SOPs given by the well being authorities, including that pandemic couldn’t be managed with out the assist of each particular person.
Dr Sarah Salman, World Well being Organisation (WHO) Consultant in Sindh and president of the convention, stated: “WHO selects a precedence space of worldwide public concern because the theme of World Well being Day, falling on April 7, which can be the foundational day of WHO.”
She stated the theme for 2021 is to make a collective effort to construct a simply and wholesome world neighborhood, the place no discrimination of any form can happen and everybody has easy accessibility to fundamental healthcare services.
She additionally introduced that considered one of Hamdard Village College (HVS) college students, Esha Ahmed, has received a prize within the worldwide poster competitors organised by WHO.
Fatema Munir Ahmed, MD and CEO Hamdard Laboratories Waqf Pakistan, learn out the message of Dr Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala, WHO consultant in Pakistan, who stated: “Well being fairness calls for that everybody has a good and simply alternative to be wholesome. This requires eradicating obstacles to well being similar to poverty, discrimination and lack of healthcare services. Such points result in pointless struggling, prolonging of treatable sickness and worst untimely loss of life. Such phenomena hurt our societies.”
Younger delegates from throughout Pakistan, Sughra Ramzan, Areesh Fatima, Syed Ali Abdullah Rizvi, Asna Hassan, Ajwa Khan, Rameen Fatima, Areeba Naveed, Quratul Ain, Muqdas Hafsa, Iqra Sardar, Yaar Mohammad and overseas delegate and scholar Ahmet Emyen, delivered thought- frightening and distinctive speeches.
A particular message of Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO regional director for the Japanese Mediterranean on the event of World Well being Day 2021, was additionally performed. Dr Khalid Naseem delivered the vote of because of all members. The assembly concluded with Dua-e-Mentioned.