Islamabad: the media on a seemingly relief camp was set up in Charsadda a few hours visit to the UNICEF Executive Board Director Anthony Lake on Sunday, has aroused controversy, which was responsible for staging the play.
State reported that the next State of the visit Lake of the field and the photo session there, the field just melted UNICEF delegation departed.
There are now apparently running war of words between state officials and UNICEF, which is responsible for the field. Charsadda EDO (Health) Dr Fazl Akbar, said he did not have information to advance the field of emergency imposed by public sector training organization district.
He said Unicef officials in the Expanded Immunisation Programme called him early in the morning and invited him to visit the field.
“I informed them that the ceremony had taken place within Their organization and I were invited to the camp, which is not before the ceremony, he said.
EPI administered by the Ministry of Health and supported by UNICEF, WHO and other international partners. Director EPI KP’s Dr. Mujahid Hussain said: “We never organized this event … .. UNICEF has deceived the innocent and the District of Charsadda and senior officials should be examined.
They [the] UNICEF is responsible for this tragedy. However, UNICEF has also washed its hands off everything and says that had nothing to do with the field.
UNICEF and Pakistan Chief Martin Mogwanja, said: "We work closely with district health authorities of KP and non-governmental organizations.
Relief camp in Charsadda was to provide services on mobile bases, because the affected people to move from one place to second and go, when such facilities are available. "But EDO Health is not impressed. Akbar dismissed the explanation and insisted that the camp was established on the day of Mr. Lake, he has visited and had been informed that he make a new installation, set up by UNICEF.
He added that the official was seen playing football with the kids and visit the various booths, adding that such facilities do not exist in the mobile relief camps. UNICEF’s provincial leader Dr Rafique, who often gives advice on the relief efforts of UNICEF, said: We were directed by the officer for UNICEF in Islamabad not to comment on the matter because the matter was reported to senior management. Contact our office in Islamabad.