Delhi Govt. to launch health care benefits for school childrenMarch 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): The Delhi Government has decided to launch another flagship program to provide quality health care facilities to all school children from April.
Under the new scheme, the government will take care of all children affected with diseases and would also include regular check ups.
Announcing this in a free ‘mega health mela’ organised at Okhla Phase I here, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit underlined the importance of personal hygiene and stated that her Government has launched an important program to provide sanitary napkins free of charge to all girls student studying in classes 6 to 12 been once a month during their difficult days.
“This will go a long way in overcoming a number of diseases including cervical cancer,” she added.
She also announced that her government is keen to make available well developed flats to the JJ dwellers in Okhla by making in Situ development of the area.
Dikshit further stated that the physical fitness of women is crucial, as they have to contribute in their homes and at other social level.
She added that precautionary measures are necessary for all persons including women and children.
Dikshit stated that it would be appropriate to contact nearby dispensaries in case of normal diseases.
Dikshit further expressed her pleasure to see for her self a large number of women, children and aged persons who have been availing the facilities of check-up and treatment.
She announced that two more dispensaries would be commissioned in Jaffrabad area.
The camp has been organized by the DC (Revenue) Distt. North- East, Samajik Suvidha Sangam, Health Department and other agencies. (ANI)
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