Islamabad, 12 October 2023 (TDI): The World Health Organization (WHO)and Al Khidmat Foundation Pakistan have joined forces in a Project Collaboration Agreement. This partnership aims to enhance primary healthcare services, focusing on areas such as  Nutrition, Mental Health, and emergency response.

WHO representative in Pakistan, Dr. Mahipala, and the President of Al Khidmat Foundation, Dr. Hafeez ur Rehman, have signed this Project Collaboration Agreement.

This agreement enables WHO to establish a Nutrition Stabilization Center at Tharparkar’s Al Khidmat hospital. WHO will supply all necessary equipment and resources for the center.

Moreover, the partnership emphasizes both organizations’ dedication to improving the health and well-being of Tharparkar’s community.

However, the Nutrition Stabilization Center will focus on addressing malnutrition and related health issues, serving as a crucial hub for specialized care in the region.

By combining WHO’s expertise and Al Khidmat Foundation’s unwavering dedication to humanitarian service, this collaboration promises to make a substantial impact on the lives of the people in Tharparkar.

Under the terms of the agreement, the World Health Organization will not only establish the Nutrition Stabilization Center but will also provide comprehensive support. This includes supplying the center with cutting-edge medical equipment, essential supplies, and expert staff.

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The initiative aligns with WHO’s global mission to ensure that every individual, regardless of their circumstances, has access to high-quality healthcare services.

Both Dr. Palitha Mahipala and Al Khidmat Foundation express their deep gratitude for the collaborative spirit displayed in this venture. They anticipate that the Nutrition Stabilization Center will serve as a beacon of hope, bringing significant improvements to the health and nutritional status of the residents in Tharparkar.

This endeavor marks a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to enhance healthcare infrastructure and alleviate health disparities in the region.

Through the Project Collaboration Agreement, WHO will provide training to healthcare providers, instructing them on managing children suffering from severe acute malnutrition along with complications.