NAVHIND TIMES: Programme to screen children for anemia to be launched


Programme to screen children for anemia to be launched

NT News Service [NT, Dec 31, 2005]

VASCO, Dec 30: The Panaji Obstetrics and Gynecology Society has decided
to launch a programme to screen school children of the state of Goa for
anemia.

This is to be done by checking the hemoglobin (Hb) and blood group of
school children. The society has asked help from the Goa government to
implement this programme.

Anemia prevention movement call has come from the safe motherhood
committee of theFederation of Gynecologists of India.

President of the Panaji Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, Dr Nimish
Pillai and secretary Dr Eugene De Silva have submitted a memorandum to
the Governor, Mr S C Jamir and a copy to the chief minister, the health
minister and the education minister asking help of government resources
to implement this programme in all schools of Goa.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s