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PCHC Nowshera Inauguration

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Greenstar Social Marketing (Sabz Sitara) inaugurated its second Portable Container Health Center (PCHC) in district Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The ceremony took place at village BabajiKalay in Nowshera where Mr. Jürgen Zoll,First Secretary, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Pakistan, inaugurated the Portable Container Health Center. Ms. MeherGhawasfrom the German Embassy was also present on this occasion. German Development Bank was represented by Dr. Masuma Zaidi, the Project Coordinator Health Sector at KfW.

Mr. Jürgen Zoll expressed the German Government’s support for the Portable Container Health Center project through KfW and gave his heartiest congratulations to the Management of Greenstar Social Marketing for reaching the most difficult areas of Pakistan with much needed health services. He lauded the efforts of Greenstar for implementing this innovative project to bring a positive change in the lives of poor communities. During the ceremony, Mr. Zoll was taken on a round of the health center, with a briefing by Mr. Jawad Mansoor, Greenstar’s focal person for the Project.  The First Secretary expressed his pleasure on the work done, particularly with the economic dividends that such initiatives are going to bring for the people of rural Pakistan.

Greenstar dedicated this Portable Container Health Center to late Dr. Ruth Pfau.

The ceremony was concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Haroon Ibrahim, the Program Manager KfW Programs at Greenstar, who expressed his gratitude to the German Government for their support for establishing the Portable Container Health Centers and contribution towards a healthy and prosperous Pakistan.