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Experts from various sectors urged the government to own the initiative Islamabad – 3 December, 2015: The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Working Group organised Pakistan’s first ever Symposium on menstrual hygiene management in Islamabad today. Dr. Nausheen Hamid Mairaj, MPA Punjab and Member Health and Gender Mainstreaming attended the event as chief guest. The symposium witnessed the presence of experts from across health, academia,Read more
Findings from Pakistan's first Integrated Resource Recovery Center in Islamabad shared by UN-Habitat, UN-ESCAP, and Partners. Wednesday, January 20th 2015, Islamabad: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change disseminated the Lessons Learnt of Pakistan's first Integrated Resource RecoveryRead more
DG PDMA KPK inaugurated the Multi-Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Capacity Building Workshop in Peshawar February 1st and 2nd 2015, Peshawar: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and in partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (APDC) and Community Resilience Initiative (CRI), held a two-days’ workshopRead more
Embassy of Japan, UN-Habitat, & MHI celebrated Completion Ceremony of their project “Temporary Dislocated People of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in 3 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkwa Province” Monday, 22 February 2016, Islamabad - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Muslim Hands International (MHI), in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and FATARead more
March 22nd 2016, Karachi: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in close collaboration with the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Girls Sports Society, organised a football tournament in Karachi as part of their awareness campaign with the youth of the country to raise voice for better water, better jobs in celebration of the World Water Day 2016 and its theme “WaterRead more
While residents are willing to pay for safe drinking water the same is not the case for sanitation and hygiene. Karachi – 28th April, 2016: A new survey has revealed that Jacobabad residents are not willing to pay for sanitation and hygiene services despite being aware of associated health risks. On the contrary, residents are willing to pay for safe drinking water. Commissioned by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) withRead more
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