Tuesday , June 18 2024

Everyone will have to work together to become anemia free: Dr. Nageshwar

Khunti, 20 February (HS). Under the Anemia Mukt Bharat program in the district, a one-day training of Block Block Store Keeper, Block Program Manager, MORSB and Block Data Managers was organized in the auditorium of Sadar Hospital on Tuesday. The program was started by the Civil Surgeon of the district, Dr. Nageshwar Manjhi. .

On the occasion, Dr. Manjhi said that everyone will have to make joint efforts to make Khunti anemia free. He said that everyone will have to discharge their duties towards the program. It should be ensured that iron tablets and syrup are given to children and women according to their age, so that Khunti district can be made anemia free.

Women and children suffering from anemia can usually be identified by decreased redness of the hands, whiteness of the tongue, swelling of the feet, brittle and yellow nails, and cracked corners of the lips. Neeraj Kumar Singh, regional representative of Evidence Action, gave information about the availability of iron tablets and iron syrup used for prevention of anemia and how to ensure its supply.