Workshop on 'Promotion of Menstrual Hygiene Scheme' in Jammu

Jammu, July 11, 2013: One day workshop on “Promotion of Menstrual Hygiene Scheme” was organised today in the Conference Hall, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Jammu by the National Rural Health Mission, J&K.
About 100 participants from Jammu Division including Deputy Chief Medical Officers, Block Medical Officers, Programme Managers, Officers/Officials from districts and blocks attended the workshop.
Speaking on the occasion Mission Director, NRHM, J&K, Dr Yashpal Sharma said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH &FW), Government of India is providing vital support for implementation of this scheme in 10 districts of the State.
He exhorted upon the participants to focus more on the awareness activities to popularise the schemes and said that there is dire need to boost Information Education and Communication (IEC) activities in the State. Everyone in the field is brand ambassador of the national flagship schemes ,he added
Geetanjali Agarwal, National Consultant for Adolescent Health, MoH &FW held interactive session during the workshop and asked the participants to work at the grass root level for successful implementation of the scheme and stressed for the change of mindset in improving situations in remote and far flung areas. (Source: Kashmir Times News Service)

11-07-2013 | Posted by Admin