News Blog‎ > ‎

1035 AXA Project: Adolescent Girls Health Session in School

posted Mar 10, 2020, 9:27 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Mar 10, 2020, 9:28 AM ]
Koregaon Park (Pune), 6-March-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Koregaon Park, organized a health awareness session for the adolescent girls of Kai Ganpatrao Thite Vidyalaya. 61 girls participated in the session held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported AXA Business Services.

Ms. Nilima Chandhere (Staff- DBDS) welcomed everyone and explained the agenda of the session. Dr. Vrushali Thorat was the resources person for this session. The objective of the session was to educate adolescent girls on their personal health, hygiene, sanitation, menstrual cycle, and nutrition. The resource person spoke about physical changes, psychological changes, and vulnerability to reproductive health risks, reproductive health rights, contraceptives, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual abuse, drugs and substance abuse. After that she covered topics on risks of consuming tobacco.

The next session was a question and answer session in which the participants asked questions which were answered by the resource person. Mrs. Priya Sonawane (Staff- DBDS) did the logistical arrangement for this event. After the session toothpaste packet was distributed to all the participants. Program ended with the vote of thanks by Mrs. Pawar (School Principal) and Mrs. Navale (Class Teacher).
Photo:

Photo:
Photo:

Photo:
Photo: