By Staff Reporter
KARACHI: Government of Sindh believes in partnership building with communities and wants to acknowledge their contribution towards community well-being leading to improved health and family planning indicators in the province. This was stated by Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho, Secretary Health, Government of Sindh, said a statement yesterday. Speaking on an awards distribution ceremony titled “Bright Star Awards”, he said that communities are an important part of health system and we need to realize that there are found several positive deviants within the communities playing their role in finding local solutions to the health problems. “Rather than only bringing our initiatives from the top, it is very important to recognize how community men and women helping us, the government address the root causes”, he said. The Bright Star Awards event was jointly organized by Department of Health and Population Welfare Department in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP). The purpose of the event was to recognize and honor all those individuals who contribute towards improving the health of mothers and children in Sindh.