Dhaka, April 16 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday stressed the need for a greater campaign to make people aware about taking nutritious and balanced diet for preventing diseases.

"It's essential to conduct a larger campaign so that people take nutritious foods and balanced diet. We'll have to give a special importance to preventive measures so that they aren't affected by diseases," she said.

The Prime Minister said this while addressing the inaugural function of National Health Service Week and National Nutrition Week and Distribution of Ambulance and Jeep procured with public fund during the 2017-2018 fiscal year at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital.

With the slogan 'Shashtthya Sebar Odhikar, Sheikh ...