ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the health of mothers and children is necessary for a healthy society and the government has implemented a ten point agenda for the good health of mother and child across the country, which is helping to improve the paternal health.

Addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Tuesday, the President stressed the need for focusing to improve the health of children, especially female children. He said every mother and child should be provided with medical treatment to reduce child mortality.

He said the SAARC countries are facing identical problems, and they need to benefit from the expertise of each other.

Earlier, addressing the seminar, Minister of State for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said the government is taking effective steps for the health of mothers.