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1214 Health Awareness Sessions for Women and Children in the Slums of Pune

posted Jan 20, 2021, 9:27 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jan 20, 2021, 9:28 PM ]
Pune, January 2021: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) conducted Nineteen health awareness sessions in the slums of Pune and Chinchwad for 347 children and women under the aegis of the health project financially supported by AXA Business Services.

Wherever it was possible, the team interacted with the women and children and educated them on the importance of washing and cleaning hand with hand wash and covering nose and face with mask and obey social distancing. They also educated them on installing Arogya Satu App. Children were given face mask after the session.

Following information was given to participants:
  • Difference between COVID-19, common cold, FLU, Allergies.
  • SARS and COVID-19 and how it spreads.
  • Clinical features like incubation period, recovery time, signs and symptoms.
  • Preventive measures
  • Government guidelines
  • Stigma prevention and positive attitude

The details of sessions conducted is as follows:

 

Date

Activity

Slum Area

Resource Person

No. of Participants

02.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Children

Ajantha Nagar

Mrs. Sarika Kadam

17

06.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Ram Nagar

Mrs. Vibhawri Kamble

15

07.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Children

Datta Nagar

Mrs. Sarika Kadam

21

13.01.2021

Covid-19 awareness  & Arogya setu APP session for  slum women

Khadi Machine

Mrs. Akshada Naik

16

02.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Barmashell

Ms Nilima Chandare

19

05.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Laxmi Nagar

Mr Nagsen Chavan

23

05.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Children

Laxmi Nagar

Mr Nagsen Chavan

18

06.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Shelar Chawl

Mr Nagsen Chavan

20

08.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Sureksha Nagar

Mr Nagsen Chavan

21

08.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Children

Sureksha Nagar

Mr Nagsen Chavan

24

11.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Gandhi Nagar

Ms Nilima Chandare

15

13.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Subhash Nagar

Ms Nilima Chandare

18

13.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Netaji Nagar

Ms Leena Gaikwad

18

15.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Kawade Wadi

Ms Nilima Chandare

14

15.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Children

Kawade Wadi

Ms Nilima Chandare

15

18.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Moze Nagar

Ms. Leena Gaikwad

13

18.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Children

Darode Mala

Ms Nilima Chandare

22

18.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Sai Baba Nagar

Mrs. Akshada Naik

19

19.01.2021

Covid-19 and Arogya setu APP awareness session for  Women

Ajantha Nagar

Mrs. Sarika Kadam

19

 

Grand Total = 347

 

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