USAID’s MaMoni MNCSP Launched at Lakshmipur

Photo: Save the Children
A district level launching event took place on March 30,2019 at Conference Room, Office of Deputy Commissioner, Lakshmipur, jointly organized by District DGFP and DGHS departments, with the support of USAID’s MaMoni Maternal and Newborn Care Strengthening Project (MaMoni MNCSP).

The Chief Guest for the event was Anjon Chandra Paul, Deputy Commissioner, Lakshmipur; and the event was chaired by Dr. Mostafa Khaled Ahmad, Civil Surgeon, Lakshmipur.

Dr. Ashfaqur Rahman, DD-FP, Lakshmipur, welcomed all to the event and newborn and maternal health situation in Lakshmipur was presented by Md. Zakir Hossain, UH&FPO Raypur. Introduction to MaMoni MNCSP was presented by Md. Salah Uddin, Deputy Director, Program Implementation, MaMoni MNCSP.

Other special guests included: Bal Ram Bhui, MEL Adviser, Save the Children in Bangladesh and Dr. Hasan Shahriar Kabir, Civil Surgeon, Feni.

The five-year project was formally launched in Chandpur, Madaripur, Noakhali, Kushtia and Habiganj districts earlier, and today’s launching in Lakshmipur marked the sixth of the ten districts that the project will be working in.