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An initiative under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme Capacity building prog. on health & nutrition care for pregnant & lactating mothers organized by DCPU Nicobar

Port Blair ,

     The District Child Protection Unit, Nicobar organized a capacity building programme on health and nutrition care for pregnant and lactating mothers under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme at District Library, Car Nicobar for the Community Health Officers, Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) and ASHA workers. Shri Yash Chaudhary, Deputy Commissioner, Nicobar District, inaugurated the programme. In his address, he appreciated the contribution of frontline workers during the vaccination programme for COVID-19.   Dr K. Venkatesan, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Home Science, JNRM  and Dr Deepika, Medical Officer, BJR Hospital, Car Nicobar were the resource persons for the programme. They emphasized on  significance of health and nutrition care among pregnant and lactating mothers during the entire course of the programme , a press release from DCPO, Nicobar District said.