Australian Government Supports High Quality Research to improve Nutrition in Pakistan

The Australian Government is pleased to support training in improved research techniques to better inform responses to malnutrition in Pakistan, Acting Australian High Commissioner Jurek Juszczyk announced today. Australia has committed AUD 300,000 to build the capacity of the Scaling Up Nutrition Academia and Research (SUNAR) Pakistan Network through a series of workshops on research methods and techniques.  The workshops will aim to assist SUNAR members and young academics to conduct high quality research and to secure grants for innovative research projects in the field of nutrition. Dr. Naseer Muhammad Nizamani, Country Director Nutrition International appreciated Australian Government for supporting […]

Stolen Childhoods – Report launched in Pakistan by Child Rights Movement

One in every four children being robbed of their childhood. Pakistan has just made it into the top 150 best countries to grow up in, ranking behind regional neighbors India, Iran and China, a new report ‘Stolen Childhoods’ reveals. Stolen Childhoods comprises an index of 172 countries, ranking Pakistan as the 148th [or 25th worst country] best country for children to experience childhood, narrowly ahead of Afghanistan (152) but behind Sudan (144) and Yemen (140). Iran (80) and China (41) both made to the top 100, while India ranked 116th. Child Rights Movement (CRM) launched the report in Pakistan yesterday. The report, prepared […]