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Uttarakhand: Government educational institutions of the state will be covered under RBSK and RKSK programme- Swati Bhadauria, Mission Director, NHM

All the government and government aided educational institutions of the state will be covered under the RBSK and RKSK programme, said Swati Bhadauria, Mission Director, NHM. Said during the state level convergence and review meeting of Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) and Anemia Mukt Bharat Abhiyan in the auditorium of the National Health Mission on Thursday.

Representatives of all 13 districts and AIIMS Rishikesh, Doon Medical College, Cure India, Satya Sai Hospital, Mehrotra Hospital, Evidence Action were present in the meeting, while addressing whom the Mission Director stressed on providing health benefits to the children and adolescents of the state. . He said that under the RBSK, RKSK programme, medical facilities are being continuously provided to children aged 0-19 years in Uttarakhand.

Swati Bhadauria, Mission Director, N.H.M. It was said that instructions were given to increase health coverage in educational institutions. In this regard, by directing the officials, the coverage of non-school going children in Anganwadi centers should be increased by coordinating with the Panchayati Raj Department.

Amandeep Kaur, Additional Mission Director, N.H.M. was present in the meeting. Said that ASHA workers should be trained to screen for deafness in children. Dr. Bhagirathi Joshi, Director, NHM. Said that emphasis was laid on free testing of juveniles.

Officer-in-charge Dr. Archana Ojha, Pankaj Kumar, Dr. Aanchal Rawat, Additional Chief Medical Officers of the districts, program managers, coordinators of various contracted hospitals, etc. officers and employees were present in the meeting.