USAID’s MaMoni MNCSP Launched at Noakhali

Photo: Save the Children
A district level launching event took place on 3rd November 2018, at Public Auditorium Hall Room, Chowmuhani, Begumganj, Noakhali jointly organized by District DGFP and DGHS department, with the support of USAID’s MaMoni Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MaMoni MNCSP).

The Chief Guest for the event was G.M. Saleh Uddin, Secretary In-charge, Medical Education and Family Welfare Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and the event was chaired by Tonmaya Das, Deputy Commissioner, Noakhali.

Md. Salah Uddin, Deputy Director-Program Implementation, MaMoni MNCSP Noakhali region welcomed all and presented USAID's MaMoni MNCSP introduction. Other special guests included: Dr. Kazi Mustafa Sarwar Additional Secretary and Director General, DGFP, Dhaka; Dr. Mohammed Sharif, Director-MCH, DGFP, Dhaka; Dr. Md. Abdus Salam, Deputy Director-Health, Chattogram Division, DGHS; Ariella Camera, Deputy Director, OPHNE, USAID; and Joby George, Chief of Party, MaMoni MNCSP, Save the Children. Vote of thanks given by A K M Zahirul Islam, Deputy Director-Family Planning, Noakhali and Tonmaya Das, Deputy Commissioner, Noakhali, closed the event. Dr. Bidhan Chandra Sen Gupta, Civil Surgeon, Noakhali; Civil Surgeon Lakshmipur, DDFP Feni and Lakshmipur, DGHS & DGFP managers, UNOs, upazila chairman, journalists and others stakeholders were present in the event.

The five-year project was formally launched in Chandpur and Madaripur districts, and the launching in Noakhali marked the third of the ten districts that the project will be working in.