‘Matru Vandana Saptah’ observed in Tuensang

‘Matru Vandana Saptah’ observed in Tuensang
SDO (C) Tuensang, Shelley Katiry and official during the commemoration of Matru Vandana Saptah-2019 at District Civil Hospital Tuensang on December 2. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 12/13/2019 1:12:55 PM IST

Along with the rest of the country, district PMMVY Cell Tuensang commemorated MatruVandana Saptah-2019 under the theme “Towards building a healthy Nation” – Surakshit, Viksit Dharini which kicked off on December 2 at District Civil Hospital Tuensang. 

Under the programme, district PMMVY cell targeted pregnant and lactating mothers by organising poster campaign, distribution of flyers and awareness at the district hospital and at all health centres in the town.

At Sangsangnyu awareness was given at Anganwadi centre to mothers and the general public on health and nutrition and benefits available under PMMVY.  On December 4, the PMMVY district cells conducted and orientation programme for monitoring an assessment for the best performing block and field functionary.

On December 5, the district team participated at the marathon organized by the Sakhi-One Stop Centre at district head quarter. Altogether 78 people participated in the marathon and awareness on the health was given by district coordinator PMMVY and fliers distributed among the participants.

Spot registration was carried out during the events conducted at Noksen, Shamator, Thonoknyu and Sangsangnyu in collaboration with POSHAN Abhiyaan.

District team also visited the Primary Health Centre at Longpang village and an awareness programme was conducted at the hospital. A coordination meeting was also held with the staff of the hospital in regards to JSY and MCP card details.

The weeklong celebration of Matru Vandana Saptah concluded with felicitation programme for the best performing block and field functionary at DPO (ICDS) office, Tuensang. 

The best performing block was awarded to Noksen block and best functionary was awarded to Lokhung AWC ‘A’.


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