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Health and Nutrition

Through its comprehensive health and nutrition programmes, Save the Children focuses on strengthening the health system of Pakistan by ensuring access and availability of Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH), nutrition, primary healthcare, and Family Planning services. We strive to increase the coverage of health services to those in the poorest hardest to reach places so that no child dies of preventable causes. We test innovative models and approaches to generate evidence and create avenues to leverage resources for implementation at scale. During times of conflict or disasters, we ensure that life-saving healthcare, MNCH, and nutrition services are provided to the affected population, such as augmenting government’s efforts in Covid-19 response responding to the need for improved access to personal hygiene, Save the Children has established WASH infrastructure and rehabilitated sanitation facilities in schools. We continually strive to ensure that every child has the right and access to a safe water supply and adequate sanitation facilities and is enabled to perform basic hygiene