Wednesday, October 5, 2022

‘Anaemia screening camp’ held at GMS Noklak

As part of the “National Nutritional Week” and the “Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022”, District Health Society (DHS) under chief medical officer (CMO) Noklak along with the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) conducted an “Anaemia screening camp” at Government Middle School (GMS) Noklak, on Wednesday.
According to a DIPR report, a total of 150 students were screened for anemia and supplementary food and IFA tablets were also distributed to the students during the camp.
The screening camp was conducted by the medical officers, lab technicians, nurses and anganwadi workers (AWWs) of Noklak town under the supervision of DPM, Hosea and senior supervisor, department of Social Welfare, Noklak, P. Hemping.
In the week-long programme, an essay competition on the topic “healthy lifestyle” was also conducted at Government High School Noklak Village, where CMO Noklak, Dr. Victor NC encouraged the students to inculcate healthy practices for a healthy mind and living. Dr. Meyachungla gave the health talk on menstrual hygiene and nutrition and welcomed the students to the adolescent-friendly clinic for any health-related issues.