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Tejaswee opens in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar on Saturday vows to prevent anemia along with other parts of the state with a mission. BTC principal secretary Dr Anupam Roy opened the Mission Tejaswee-Anaemia Free Assam at a programme in Kokrajhar on Saturday.

The mission includes a set of activities to be implemented from October 1 till October 31 for prevention and treatment of anemia across the state. Kokrajhar health joint director Dr JC Boro said the mission is to ensure high coverage of IFA administration in pregnant women & efforts to increase the administration and compliance of IFA syrup among children aged 06-60 months.

BTC Principal Secretary Dr Roy said it is way to increase awareness and knowledge on prevention and treatment of Anemia and also to reduce its incidence in the state a month long special IFA drive. Niranjan Baruah, ADC (Health) addressed the participants said that Anemia is a serious public health problem among pregnant women, infants, young children and adolescents. 

 

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