Gangtok, Dec 4
Poshan Abhiyan under Gangtok Urban Slum Project has been started here at Bhanu Gram Aganwadi Centre on Tuesday. The programme was held under the chairmanship of CDPO Hissey Ongmu Lepcha and was attended by Dr Manisha Rai, ANM Reshmi Gurung, Supervisor Zerilina Lepcha and ASHA workers. On the occasion, nutrition health level of pregnant women, breastfeeding mother and children have been tested.
In her address, CDPO stated that the good health of the mother and the child makes a healthy society and stressed upon the importance on the healthy food for mother and child. She also speaks upon the need of balance and healthy good during pregnancy for the good health of the mother and the child. She also mentioned on how to prepare healthy food for the mother and the child.
On the occasion, a health check-up for the participating mother and children was also conducted by Dr Manisha Rai and supporting staffs.