World Population Day today

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PV Desk : World Population Day-2017 will be observed today across the country as elsewhere in the world with a call to develop the nation by family planning and empowering people.

The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of global population issues -challenges, and opportunities available to address the same. The day seeks attention and action of the governments, policy-makers, academics, experts, NGOs and individuals.

The theme of the day –Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations — aims at providing safe, voluntary family planning.

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Maleque called upon all concerned to create awareness of the adolescent health and child marriage.