An event to commemorate the Menstrual Health and Hygiene day was held at Gandhara University, Peshawar, on the 14th of June. Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan, a Consultant Psychologist at Northwest General Hospital, was invited to talk about the ‘Psychological effects of PMS and Menopause on women’s health’.
The event started with a recitation from the Holy Quran, after which the ‘Significance of MHHM Day’ was discussed by Dr. Wasaf Syed, UNICEF. The event allowed discussion of the ‘Women’s Health Issues in Islam’ and ‘Safe disposal of sanitary items. The event was concluded with MHHM soft activity beneficiaries sharing their experiences and closing remarks from the chief guest.