Govt to launch a national program to control dietary problems

14 Mar, 2016 4:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – As 50 percent of country’s population is suffering a dietary deficiency, the government has decided to launch a national program to increase the capacity of the provinces and to control dietary problems.

Around 50 percent of the country’s population including pregnant mothers and children are suffering from Vitamin-D, Vitamin-A, Iron, Zinc and anemia due to which they are suffering from infections, diarrhea and other diseases.

The government has decided to include dietary deficiency in District Health Management System after consultation with the provinces and international institutions.

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