Resubelpara, Feb 13:The office of the District Medical & Health Officer, District Health Society, Resubelpara on Tuesday celebrated the 10th anniversary of Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) in the state. The programme was held at Multipurpose co-operative society Hall, Mendipathar, North Garo Hills.
Speaking in the day long programme as the chief guest, NGH’s Deputy Commissioner, AK Singh lauded the health department and other stakeholders for the successful completion of 10 years of RBSK in the state in general and the district in particular.
He also lauded on the effective implementation of RBSK.
In line with the objective of RBSK to improve the overall quality of life of children involving screening of children from 0 to 18 years for 4Ds; defect at birth, diseases, deficiencies and development delays through early detection and treatment, 4 lakh children across Garo Hills have been screened and received medical intervention.
The Deputy Commissioner further urged the gathering to participate in the awareness programme and strive to maintain the set goals under RBSK.
State RBSK consultant, Johnson Nongbet highlighted the activities of RBSK and DM&HO, Dr S Boro in her welcome address gave the overview of the health activities being undertaken by the office in the district.
Village health council members, grassroot health workers namely ASHAs & Anganwadis, teachers and principals from various schools and officials of other line department attended the programme.
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