Update on the International Conference on Early Childhood Development

A two-day International Conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD), with the theme “The Promise of Early Childhood Development – Investing in the Early Years”, was held during 25-26 September 2019, at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) campus, Islamabad, Pakistan. The Conference was organised by a consortium of national stakeholders, including Pakistan Alliance for Early […]

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International Conference on Early Childhood Development, 2019

A two-day International Conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD), with the theme “The Promise of Early Childhood Development – Investing in the Early Years”, was held during 25-26 September, 2019, at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) campus, Islamabad, Pakistan. The Conference was organised by a consortium of national stakeholders, including Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood (PAFEC), […]

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Stakeholder Engagement Seminar on Under Five Pneumonia in Pakistan

Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination in collaboration with Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Research Network and NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) organized a stakeholder engagement seminar on 13th December, 2019. The purpose of the seminar was to appraise the audience about the status and the evidence generated by […]

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Nomination of CEO PAFEC as a Member of the National Curriculum Council

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood (PAFEC) was nominated as a member of National Curriculum Council (NCC), Ministry of Federal Education & professional training, Islamabad. As a member and technical person for the Single National for EarlyChildhood Care & Education (ECCE), she participated in the workshops and meetings organised by NCC to […]

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Dissemination and Launching of Pakistan Dietary Guidelines for Better Nutrition 2019 & e-Learning Course

To improve nutrition and overall health of the population, the Nutrition Section of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform in collaboration with Food & Agriculture Organisation of the UN, along with other relevant departments and stakeholders has developed and launched Pakistan Dietary Guidelines for Better Nutrition 2019 and an e-Learning Courses based on these […]

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Guest Speaker in JumpStart Pakistan

JumpStart Pakistan which is an entrepreneur, organised week-long conferences from November 1st to 8th in Lahore and Islamabad, titled Life Pakistan 2019. The purpose of this conference was to explore solutions to the major challenges in the country and to determine innovative ideas for learning, networking, funding, use of technology and much more. Along with […]

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Policy Dialogue on Early Childhood Development

UNICEF in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning, Development, and Reform organised a two-day Policy Dialogue on 28th and 29th on Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Islamabad.Ms. Khadija Khan, CEO PAFEC, was a panelist on Day 1 in the session titled, ‘A Systems lens to ECD: Challenges and Opportunities’. The session aimed at identifying entry […]

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Formation of General Body

As part of its governance structure, Pakistan Alliance for Early Childhood (PAFEC) constituted a General Body (GB), consisted of professionals from health, education, nutrition, child protection and WASH sector from all over the country. An introductory meeting of this body held on September 25th, 2019 at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).  It was decided that […]

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