Dr. Arif Alvi says the government is committed to improve health facilities across the country.
The president was speaking at National Dissemination Webinar on Pakistan Maternal Mortality Survey via video link.
He further said, PM Imran Khan has been very concerned that health facilities should be available for everybody.
In addition to this, he said as population size is increasing, we should be improving maternal health, reducing maternal mortality and ensuring good nutrition not only for mother but also for children. Dr. Arif Alvi said the primary importance of health starting in every home is the health of the mother and child. He said gap in pregnancies is important for maternal health.
Arif Alvi emphasized on communication about prevention, good habits at home, healthy life and nutrition for better health.
Moreover, he said Pakistan has a vast coverage of Lady Health Workers Program. He said Lady Health Workers are primary source of information to prevent communicable diseases.
He expressed confidence that the health systems generated during COVID-19 will go a long way to achieve health sustainable development goals.