JK NNI NEWS
Pattan Oct 11
Under the directions of BMO Pattan Dr Masrat Iqbal wani AHD was celebrated in Trikulbal and it’s adjacent villages at Govt high school TKBal. AHD (adolescent health Day) is one of the meritorious program under RKSK. About one fifth of India’s population is in adolescent group covering age group of (10-19).Adolescents face a wide range of health challenges including, malnutrition, anemia,psychological instabilities,sexual problems,non communicable diseases, substance abuse, and injuries and violence.So in this regard AHD is celebrated covarterly in every village of the block with main objective is to aware the adolescents about health mantaince and to reduce above mentioned diseases. It covers both School and non school going children. Moreover it also focus on unnecessary pregnancies during this age.physical activities were also exercised by children and a singing competition was also held .Adolescents are also given the basic information about the free fascalities available at AFHC,(adolescent friendly health clinic).
Children and stakeholders were provided refreshments.