Wednesday, May 31, 2023

RARC observes Mission Poshan 2.0 in Dimapur

Regional Ayurveda Research Centre (RARC), Dimapur unit observed Poshan 2.0, Mission Vatsalya Scheme, extension of Poshan Abhiyan, initiated by AYUSH (MoA) in association with Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), by visiting different Child Care Institutes (CCI) under department of WCD in Dimapur.
In a press release, it was informed that the team visited Prodigals Home, Deaf Biblical Ministry, Nagaland Children’s Home, where physicians from RARC Dimapur conducted medical screening to rule out nutritional deficiency, delivered awareness talks, distributed saplings to develop Poshan Vatika and performed yoga sessions for children and caretakers.
Based on the theme “Nutrition is directly related to growth and development” monitoring nutritional deficiencies among the children was the primary aim of the scheme as well as ruling out low blood cell count as outcome of nutritional deficiencies through medical and haemoglobin blood testing.
Necessary medications along with nutritional supplements were provided to the needy throughout the visits.
The release also stated that principles of Ayurveda, awareness talks on healthy lifestyle practices and yoga sessions were conducted by health professionals, and Yoga Instructor, while motivation purpose and competitions were driven among students on promoting health and prevention through the Ayurveda principles.

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