Ehsaas to companion with Fb to combat malnutrition

ISLAMABAD: The Poverty Alleviation and Social Security Division (PASSD) on Thursday introduced that it’s going to companion with Fb to sort out malnutrition in Pakistan.

In response to particulars, the Ehsaas will host a first-of-its-kind ‘Design Hackathon’ on malnutrition on the Nationwide Incubation Centre, Islamabad on 14 and 15 December.

The Design Hackathon will join specialists in malnutrition with digital entrepreneurs who, with extra assist from Fb, will assist construct revolutionary digital campaigns across the particular challenges of malnutrition.

“Ehsaas is bringing collectively the brightest expertise in digital advertising and know-how to sort out malnutrition throughout the nation and enhance thousands and thousands of lives”, mentioned Dr Sania Nishtar, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Safety and Poverty Alleviation.

“Social media is a crucial channel by means of which we are able to educate and inform the general public, and we’re excited to see the outcomes of this pioneering Design Ehsaas Hackathon,” she added.

Learn Extra: Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund offering social security to poor: Dr Sania Nishtar

It should be famous thousands and thousands of kids in Pakistan undergo well being and growth penalties resulting from malnutrition. At the very least 703 kids have died resulting from malnutrition and totally different ailments within the Tharparkar district in 2019.

By partnering with know-how and social media platforms, the Ehsaas program would attain to new individuals throughout Pakistan with academic messages on malnutrition and the totally different sides related to this illness.

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