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PM invited to Partners' Forum in December

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child (PMNCH) on Wednesday invited to join the upcoming 2018 Partners' Forum, to be held in on December 12-13.

PMNCH is an alliance of more than 1,000 organisations in 92 countries of the sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent communities, as well as influencing sectors.

On the occasion, the shared with the delegation his personal experiences on the initiatives taken in for increasing institutional deliveries, according to an official statement from the (PMO).

Modi told the visiting delegates that the increase in institutional deliveries happened through partnership with the private sector and organising community feeding for the poor and pregnant women in villages, so that their nutrition needs could be met.

The PM stressed on effective communication strategy and emphasised that "participation is partnership", the statement said.

He also suggested to involve people from across the globe, specially young people in areas like nutrition, age of marriage, pre-natal and post-natal care, and seek ideas for effective implementation and communication for programmes for women, children and adolescents.

Modi suggested an on these themes and provide awards to prize winners in the upcoming Partners' Forum meet.

The delegation included Union Minister J.P. Nadda, former of and of Michelle Bachelet, and UNICEF Goodwill Priyanka Chopra, A.K. Choubey and Secretary Preeti Sudan.

The agreed to be patron of the PMNCH Forum and accepted the Logo of the forum.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 23:02 IST
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