Nutrition education: OUP collaborates with Nestlé

NHK Programme is a global initiative, the purpose of which is to enhance schoolchildren’s knowledge about nutrition

Our Correspondent February 12, 2016

KARACHI: Nestlé Pakistan has signed an agreement with Oxford University Press for curriculum development for Nestlé Healthy Kids (NHK) Programme. NHK Programme is a global initiative, the purpose of which is to enhance schoolchildren’s knowledge about nutrition and health in order to promote the importance of physical activity and hygiene. Speaking on the occasion, Bruno Olierhoek, Nestlé Pakistan’s managing director, said, “our partnership with Oxford University Press will add significant value to ‘Nestlé Healthy Kids Programme’. Their expertise will help further promote this initiative to make a difference at large.” In her comments on the initiative, Ameena Saiyid, managing director, Oxford University Press Pakistan, said, “malnutrition in Pakistan is a huge problem, especially in children. We are pleased to support Nestlé Pakistan and publishing the NHK books is one way of doing it.”

Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th,  2016

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