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Dedicate one month every year towards cause of population stabilisation: Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan to NGOs on World Population Day
World population Day was organized across the country by the health departments and various insititions on July 11.

Speaking at the International Conference on Population and Development Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare said, "We need to position health as a component of all public policies. The occasion also provides a valuable and potent platform to discuss issues related to gender equality, maternal and child health, human rights, poverty and other development determinants",  while asserting that present government is committed to addressing the health issues, improving the scale and ensuring accessibility of quality services for everyone.

In his inaugural address, he appealed to the NGOs and civil society organisations to devoteatleast one month every year towards the cause of population stabilization, stated an official release.

"Bringing an end to preventable child and maternal deaths, improving the health of our mothers and children cannot be achieved by working alone.  Governments, development partners, civil society, private and corporate sector, community leaders and the media, all have critical roles to play if we have to engineer the social change needed to achieve these goals," the release added. 

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