Engaging Local Leaders at Advocacy Meeting at Madaripur


Save the Children
An advocacy meeting was held on April 30, 2019 at the Conference Room of District Commissioner’s Office, Madaripur. The event was organized by the Office of District Commissioner with the support of USAID’s MaMoni Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MaMoni MNCSP).

Acting District Commissioner of Madaripur was present as the Chief Guest and the meeting was presided over by the Additional District Commissioner and Deputy Director, Local Government.

The highlight of the meeting was when Mr. Md. Jalil Chowdhury, Union Parishad Chairman from Durgapur Union, Begumganj, Noakhali, shared his experience of working with MaMoni HSS, which the participants found very motivating. The main purpose of the meeting was to ensure the participation, engagement and budget allocation of local government in maternal and newborn health care services.