CDPO Narwav organized awareness program under Poshan Abhiyaan Pakhwada in Baramulla
Baramulla: In a bid to addressing the problem of malnutrition among children, adolescent girls and women, a mega awareness camp under Poshan Abhiyaan Pakhwada, an outreach programme was organized Child Development Project Office (CDPO) under Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) Narwavh under at Ushkura Baramulla.
Chief Medical Officer Baramulla Dr. Bashir Ahmad Chalkoo was chief while as CDPO Narwavh Zia Bhat and other respectable and official of the department were present besides large number of children, Aganwardi Workers, ASHAs, doctors and elderly women participated in the awareness program.
The awareness program was aimed at spreading the message healthy habits, importance of health, Immunization of children, among the community.
“The programme is aimed at addressing the problem of malnutrition among children, adolescent girls and women. We involved all the Anganwadi workers, ASHAs, officials of Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS), health and education to bring awareness among the masses about the ill-effects of malnutrition,” said CDPO Narwah Zia Bhat.
She added that Poshan Abhiyaan has direct and targeted interventions to address the problem of malnutrition in the State. All these schemes address one or other aspects related to nutrition and have the potential to improve nutritional outcomes in the State.
CMO Baramulla Dr. Chalkoo underlined the importance the scheme in improving the nutritional indicators of women and children and stressed on the officers to leave no stone unturned to make the district malnutrition free.