On 26 January 2013, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan joined the SUN Movement, had established a Nutrition Development Partners Group to help improve development partner coordination and multi-sectoral platforms at provincial level. http://scalingupnutrition.org/sun-countries/pakistan/Since 2010, the SUN Movement has inspired a new way of working collaboratively to end malnutrition, in all its forms. With the governments of SUN Countries in the lead, it unites people—from civil society, the United Nations, donors, businesses and researchers—in a collective effort to improve nutrition.The SUN Movement Strategy and Roadmap (2016-2020) has helped illuminate the importance of nutrition as a universal agenda – and one which is integral to achieving the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
On 17 October 2016, the Government of Pakistan launched a SUN Movement Unit in Sindh Province with the presence of Minister Hazar Kahn Bijarani of the Planning and Development Department (P&DD).
PNDS and Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Collaboration
PNDS and PFA joined hands together and signed an MOU On 26th Jan 2018 to launch Nutrition Awareness Helpline and subsidized nutrition intervention clinics for the public.
Fight Obesity Web-Portal
Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) became collaborative partner with Fight Obesity Web Portal in January 2017 , Pakistan’s first ever patient website developed by Pharm-Evo private limited as part of their CSR program for patient awareness & education.
This website will help PNDS member’s exposure to patients/clients who are either obese or overweight and are looking for help remotely using their electronic devices. PNDS members can play an active role in helping out these patients through expert advice, live chat, discussion forums, video messages, information sharing through articles & blogs or conducting a webinar exclusively for captive audience of the portal through a webinar platform already available on the website.So log on to www.fightobesity.info and register yourselves. You can also encourage your clients/patients to visit this web portal and register themselves.
Our collaboration also represents an opportunity for PNDS members to attend various training sessions which will be arranged as part of the agreed terms.
From right: Umair Mughal,Ahmer Asad,Dr.Zakiuddin (Pharmevo), Ms. Fayza Khan,Saima Rasheed, Nida Jawed, Lt.Cdr.Rabia Anwer(PNDS) Signing MOU bw PNDS & Fight Obesity Web portal.