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TNAI, YMS,CH observe Women’s Day
Published on 11 Mar. 2010 12:29 AM IST
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Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI) Kohima local branch along with the rest of the world observed International Women’s Day (IWD) by organizing nursing care activities at Rusoma village. 13 nursing personnel from Naga Hospital Authority Kohima conducted physical assessment of antenatal mothers, children and the elderly while medicines for minor ailments were distributed and immunization on measles, DPT and DT were administered. Informal health teaching on Antenatal Care, Family Planning, Personal Hygiene and Nutrition were also conducted. A total of 204 mothers and children availed the nursing care services at the programme. TNAI Kohima team has expressed gratitude and appreciation to state department of Social Welfare Advisory Board for financial support, CMO Kohima Dr. Ralte Kire for providing medicines, Village Council chairman for moral support and Women Society Rusoma village for their cooperation and participation in making the programme successful. Meanwhile, Yingli Mission Society (YMS) in partnership with Committee on Development of Rural Women (CODRW) and Phom Women Conference (PWC) also organized a programme to mark IWD on the theme ‘Equal rights, Equal opportunity: Progress for all’ at Yingli Family Counseling Centre, Longleng. PWC statistic secretary, Manchem Phom and Longleng Town Baptist Church women pastor, Chingong spoke at the first session of the programme which was followed by a workshop on the topic ‘Women Empowerment’. The workshop concluded with adoption of a three point agenda for further necessary action. Around 60 women leaders and well wishers of Longleng district attended the programme. YMS has expressed appreciation to all the participants for making the programme a grand success. Further, International Women’s Day was also celebrated at Chavara Home (CH) Naharbari on Mrach 6 with Hekali Zhimomi, director NEZCC as guest of honour. Hekali highlighted on the fact that self initiation with the help of support groups is more effective for success and sustainability. She encouraged the program participants, majority of who were PLHAS not to be discouraged because they can have a long life, unlike people who were suffering from high BP and blood sugar often can have sudden death.

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