Peshawar: Population Welfare Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa together with the Technical and Financial assistance of UNFPA has arranged an Advance Training Course for the Women Medical Officers of the Department at Regional Training Institute Peshawar from 18th to 22nd August, 2014 and a total number of 15 Women Medical Officers from across the province were participating in this advance training course.
A press release of Population Welfare Department has said that the course was being held with the intent to impart the participants about the latest information regarding reproductive health and gender based violence. Secretary Population Welfare Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Fazal Nabi Khan, Project Director UNFPA Dr. Najma Sultana and Programme Analyst, incharge Sub Office UNFPA Ms. Lubna Tajik also attended the opening session.
Speaking the participants Fazal Nabi Khan said that the advance training course had been out sourced for the first time to renowned and well established specialists in the field of reproductive health and hoped that the cause of this training course quality of services will be ensured which will ultimately benefit the general public and people seeking reproductive service in particular.
Dr. Najma Sultana, Director (PME) and Dr. Mumtaz Eskar Ex-Director General (Technical) MoPW, Islamabad also threw light on the importance of this special training programme.