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1226 AXA Project: Health Awareness Sessions for Women and Children in the Slums of Pune

posted Feb 11, 2021, 9:39 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 11, 2021, 9:41 AM ]
Pune, February 2021: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) conducted ten health awareness sessions in the slums of Pune and Chinchwad for 224 children and women under the aegis of the health project financially supported by AXA Business Services.

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

The details of sessions conducted are as follows:

Date

Slum Area

Resource Person

No. of Participants

25.01.2021

Koregaon Park

Nagsen Chavan

43

27.01.2021

Aamchi Wasti

Nagsen Chavan

27

28.01.2021

Koregaon Park

Nagsen Chavan

24

05.02.2021

Khadi Machine

Sarika Kadam

22

08.02.2021

M. Phule Nagar

Vibhawri Kamble, Akshada Naik

18

10.02.2021

Shalar Chawl

Nagsen Chavan

20

10.02.2021

Nagpur Chawl

Nagsen Chavan

20

10.02.2021

Durga Nagar

Akshada Naik, Rajshree Deshkhaire

15

11.02.2021

Ashok Nagar

Lina Gaikwad

17

11.02.2021

Lohegaon road

Jyoti sonawane

18

Total

 

 

224

 

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