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498 ADOLESCENT HEALTH AWARENESS SESSION FOR SLUMS GIRLS

posted Feb 6, 2019, 5:36 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 6, 2019, 5:38 AM ]
2-February-2019, Chinchwad (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a health awareness session for the adolescent girls residing in Durga Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 19 girls participated in the session held under the aegis of “Health Risk Reduction Project” supported AXA Business Services.

Mrs. Vibhawari Kamble and Mrs. Sarika Kadam (both DBDS- Staff) were the resource persons for this session. The objective of the workshop was to educate adolescent girls on personal health, hygiene, sanitation, menstrual cycle, diet and nutrition. The resource persons covered following topics:

• Physical changes and their stress.
• Psychological and emotional changes.
• Female Reproductive System
• Psychological changes.
• Cleanliness
• Diet
• Different aspect of growing stages

This was followed by a question and answer session in which the participants asked questions which were answered by the resource persons. Mrs. Vibhawari did the logistical arrangement for this session and organized girls to participate in this session.