Wednesday, August 17, 2022

DHS Peren organises block level orientation training

District Health Society (DHS) Peren organised a block level orientation training on “Anemia Mukt Bharat” for government teachers, nurses and Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) under Peren district from June 24 to 29 at Tening, Ahthibung, Jalukie and Peren blocks respectively.
In a press release, office of the chief medical officer (CMO) Peren, district media officer, Shekho Sophie informed that during the training programmes, the resource persons sensitised the participants on the prevalence of anaemia in the state and its public health implication including reduction in physical development, reduced cognitive development and its impact on the economy.
They also highlighted strategies to combat anaemia, the ill-effects of iron deficiency which could lead to anaemia and affects cognition power in children and result in still births and maternal deaths during pregnancy.
The government teachers were encouraged to watch for signs and symptoms of anaemia among the school students and emphasised on the importance of taking iron folic acid tablets in order to prevent the disease.
Meanwhile, the participants were also made to understand that the aim of the training was to reduce prevalence of anaemia in the district by imparting proper knowledge to the health workers and teachers.
The training was attended by the government teachers, nurses and ASHAs.
Altogether, 260 participants from all the four blocks of the district participated in the training.
Resource person for the training were DPO (RCH&UIP), Dr. Keholi Asumi, SMO, Jalukie CHC, Dr. Imtiakum Aier, MO, Poilwa PHC, Dr Paokhotinlen Singson and MO (AYUSH) Ahthibung PHC, Dr. Vekholu Khamo.

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