The District Child Welfare Committee in Kollam on Saturday organised a mega medical camp to establish youngsters with vitamin deficiency and deal with the problem.
Doctors from varied departments, together with paediatrics, dermatology, dentistry, gynaecology, ENT and basic medication, attended the camp. An consciousness session for moms on youngster care was additionally held.
The camp was organised primarily to detect malnutrition in youngsters under the age of six, and diagnose associated well being issues, monitor progress and immunity, and unfold consciousness on the identical.
Child Welfare Committee officers mentioned that each one malnourished youngsters will likely be offered steady free medical services and safety. Medical camps will likely be carried out in all of the Assembly constituencies of the district to establish and take care of malnourished youngsters with the help of public sector establishments, they added.
Punalur muncipal chairperson Nimmy Abraham inaugurated the camp which was held at St. Mary’s Upper Primary School, Pathanapuram. Panchayat president R. Jayan presided over the perform, whereas committee vice chairman D. Shine Dev and secretary additionally Ok. Balan spoke on the event.
The camp was organised in affiliation with NS Cooperative Hospital, Arogyakeralam and the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).