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Event Title: Meeting of Special Committee for Control and Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) held at Parliament House with Senator Kauda Babar as its Convener.

Event Date: 2022-11-01

Senator Kauda Babar applauded Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani for constituting committee on this dominant issue. He informed that non communicable diseases (NCDs) includes heart attacks, diabetes,cancer etc, and 70 to 75 p.c. of deaths occured due to these in the recent time. He further reiterated that major aim of this committee is to spread awareness and provide necessary access to treatment regarding these diseases. Senator Syed Muhammad Ali Shah Jamot stated that awareness with repect to road safety laws and national highways laws should also be disseminated among the masses. The Special Committee unanimously approved Terms of Reference for the effective working of the Committee. The committee decided to write a letter to World Health Organization (WHO) and invite Federal Health Secretary and Provincial Health departments to provide necessary suggestions to the committee regarding the prevention and cure of non communicable diseases (NCDs).

The meeting was attended by Senator Senator Kauda Babar,Senator Syed Muhammad Ali Shah Jamot and other relevant officers were also in attendance.