Health Desk—July 11, 2017: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called upon all concerned to ensure the optimum utilisation of service infrastructures at grassroots in the case of reproductive healthcare, family planning, maternal and child healthcare services.
She urged the private organisations, mass media and conscious individuals and institutions to come forward in this regard alongside the government.
The prime minister said these in a message on the eve of World Population Day.
Sheikh Hasina described the slogan of the day of this year ‘Family Planning, Empowering People, Developing Nations’ a time befitting one.
Family planning plays an important role to ensure sustainable development and progress for a country, she added.
The premier said 30,000 satellite clinics and field workers of family planning directorate are providing maternal and child healthcare and consultation and health tips for family planning.