Poshan Mela and advocacy programme at Wakching

Poshan Mela and advocacy programme at Wakching
A view of Poshan Mela at Wakching under Mon district on July 20. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/22/2019 12:11:59 PM IST

As part of Poshan Abhiyaan programme, Poshan Mela for Information Education & Communication (IEC) and advocacy programme in convergence with Social Welfare, Medical, RD and Panchayat was held at Wakching under Mon district on July 20 under the theme ‘Overall Health and Nutrition’, 

CDPO Wakching, Renchano  spoke about the necessity of adequate diet with diversification of foods, intake of IFA and vitamin A supplementation, timely deworming, immunization, hand washing and sanitation and poverty intervention which can reduce the incidence of malnutrition.

Meanwhile, local product exhibition was also held during the day where vendors were given awareness on health care and measures for prevention of deficiencies by ASHA Coordinator Wakching Block, Minching. 

Distribution of family planning aid and ORS for diarrhoea control measures were initiated by BPM, Medical department, Shoiang. 

PMMVY spot registration for lactating mothers of first life-birth child was initiated by district coordinator. 

Adjoining six Wakching Village Council, GBs, Anganwadi workers, ASHAs and hundreds of community members attended the event. 

The programme was organised by Wakching Block Convergence Action Plan Committee.

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