Sunday, August 14, 2022

Training on anaemia held in Zunheboto

District Health Society (DHS) Zunheboto on June 30 organised an orientation training on “Anaemia Mukt Bharat” for Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) and government teachers of the district at VDB hall and cultural hall, Zunheboto respectively.
In a press release, district media officer, Keneikhrietuo informed that during the programme, resource persons deputy chief medical officer (CMO), Dr. K. Akaho Sema and DVBO & DSO Zunheboto, Dr. J. Hokugha Sema sensitised about anaemia, its major health implications and the use and importance of taking iron folic acid tablets.
The participants were also oriented on strategies to tackle anaemia, such as interventions of prophylactic iron folic acid supplementation given to children, adolescents, women of reproductive age, and pregnant women.
The training was attended by 153 government teachers and 126 ASHAs from all the six blocks under the district.

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