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Swarnim Educational & Welfare Association
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Awareness on Health and Personal Hygiene

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‘The Swarnim Educational & Welfare Association’ held an awareness camp for youths on health and personal hygiene. The programme was conducted under the guidance of trained doctors. The objective of this programme was to make people more acquainted about the importance of personal hygiene. It is observed that due to acquainted about the importance of personal hygiene. It is observed that due to lack of awareness and shortage of basic amenities, many people living in slums don’t pay proper attention to their person hygiene which sometimes leads to serious health problems. During the programme, the doctors emphasized that to avoid diseases, maintaining a good standard of personal and community hygiene is necessary.

     The programme was attended by a large number of women who were advised to bath their children every day. The programme was designed to provide information on health issues more in visual form through charts and posters. The programme suggested preventive measures and offered practical solution. The other health topics were hygiene and community sanitation, child care and nutrition, the prevention of water-borne disease, the value and importance of immunization and pre-and post-natal care, caring for the sick or elderly, the damaging effect of alcohol and domestic violence, and the basics of house waste management.