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1017 AXA Project: Adolescent Girls Health Session in Chinchwad

posted Feb 23, 2020, 8:15 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 23, 2020, 8:16 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 15-Feb-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the adolescent girls of Dyanprabhat High School. 65 girls participated in the session held under the aegis of “Health Risk Reduction Project” supported AXA Business Services. 

School principal welcomed the resource person & DBDS Staff. Dr. Prajakta Aswar was the resource person for this session. The objective of the workshop was to educate adolescent girls on personal health, hygiene, sanitation, menstrual cycle, and nutrition. The resource person spoke about physical changes, social and psychological changes, vulnerability to reproductive health risks, reproductive health rights, contraceptives, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual abuse, drug and substance abuse etc. In the second session the resource person covered topics on risks of consuming tobacco.

This was followed by a question and answer session in which the participants asked questions which were answered by the resource person. Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble (Staff- DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this event and organized girls to participate in this session.