Meeting on media and population [Archives:2005/835/Local News]

April 21 2005

Ismail Al-Ghabiri
A meeting organized by the National Population Council in collaboration with the Public Program for Media and Population Communication was held on April 16 to introduce the National Strategy for Media, Awareness and Population Communication.

The meeting aimed to introduce the ways in which participants should treat population and reproductive health issues in the media. It aimed to raise awareness of issues of population, development, family planning, and governmental efforts in this respect. It discussed the role played by the political parties and civil society organizations in raising public awareness.

More than one hundred people from all provinces attended the meeting.