IRCS Kiphire organise health talk

Kiphire | March 11 : The Kiphire branch of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) today gave a health talk at Good Shepherd High School with Dr. Kibang, District Immunization Officer Kiphire & Senior Deputy Director, and Dr. Keviyani, medical Officer Civil Hospital Kiphire as resource persons.  
Dealing at length on various diseases, Dr. Kibang pointed out various diseases faced by children and also informed on common diseases. Dr. Kibang called upon the students to be immunized so as to be saved from those diseases. He also asked the students to abstain from junk food like Rumpum, Kurkure and bandh stuffs like Tez, which is the source of various health problems. Highlighting on various major diseases he said, Hepatizes B is more deadly than HIV/AIDS and advised the students to get immunized so as to save from those deadly diseases.
Dr. Keviyani, medical officer CHK also spoke on ‘Health and Hygiene’ and asked the student to be neat and clean as many diseases is caused by negligence of cleanliness. He also read out dos and don’ts to the students. Hony, Secretary IRCS Kiphire Branch while giving the keynote address explained the history of Red Cross, its activities, aims and objectives. He also called upon the head of institution, faculties and the student to enroll as Life members, Junior Red Cross and institutional members to be a part of the humanitarian movement. Expressing gratitude to the institution for letting the organization to the school, the Hony Secretary also mentioned that it is the first school in the district to avail such opportunity.

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