ISLAMABAD: In a bid to deal with the problems associated to mental health, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday launched a cell software titled “Humraaz” and a helpline service.
The cell app and toll-free helpline 1166 would supply free psychological well being help to the people.
Speaking to Twitter, the premier mentioned: “On this World Well being Day right this moment, I’m happy to announce the launch of Authorities’s first devoted psychological well being App #Humraaz & helpline.”
PM Shehbaz mentioned residents’ well-being and particularly psychological well being is paramount for society’s enchancment. “We have to take away the taboo round psychological well being,” he added.
It’s pertinent to say right here that the prime minister made the announcement on the eve of World Well being Day — which is being noticed throughout the globe on April 7.
The theme for the day this yr was “Well being for All”.
Punjab Governor Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has known as for devising a technique to create consciousness among the many basic public in regards to the points associated to well being.
Addressing a ceremony in reference to World Well being Day in Lahore, he expressed dismay that over 85% of youngsters are affected by numerous ailments as a result of malnutrition.
The governor quoted the findings of a analysis that infants who don’t take their mom’s milk are extra susceptible to numerous ailments.
Alluding to the growing tendency of display time in kids, he requested dad and mom to curb the rising tendency of display time because it causes autism and mentally retarded progress amongst kids.