Khartoum - Federal Health Minister Bahr Idris Abu Garda stressed the importance of early detection of children to avoid diseases affecting children and to adhere to the
routine vaccination programme at centres and hospitals The Minister said yesterday at the 12th consultation meeting of the Secretaries of the Children’s Councils of the States under the theme ( our children our future).
He pledged to intensify efforts for early detection of children, asking families and mothers to commit themselves to immunize their children He said the ministry is ready to cooperate
with the Council and the Secretaries of state councils to enforce child laws to protect children.
Abu Garda appreciated the efforts and supports presented by UNICEF, UNFPA, Plan Sudan and Save the Children Omran Yahya, Minister of State of the Federal Governance, confirmed the ministry’s full commitment to coordinate and follow up closely with the central and State organs of government in protecting
The Secretary-General of the National Council for Child Welfare Suaad Abdul Aal stated that the political will of the State towards peace and development and the call for national dialogue and the campaign for the collection of weapons had the satisfaction of all the people of the Sudan The Secretary General affirmed that the Sudan is continuing its commitments to children for a safe childhood and to activating all regional and global laws ratified by Sudan and arranging mechanisms for the protection of children in the armed conflict areas.
She stated that the Council, headed by the First Vice-president of the Republic affirmed its commitment to children and called for the mobilization of all groups of society towards protecting children and the launching of the comprehensive National Strategy for children, which would be adopted and approved soon .
Representative of the State Children,s councils, Najat Muhammad
Adam, confirmed their commitment to activate the role of the State councils and promoting communication, followup, progress and enforcement of policies and legislation through the presentation of reports, the development of plans, the
development of programmes and the exchange of experiences and experiences in accordance with the National Children’s