Kishtwar: In order to raise awareness among the young girls and women of the dangerous effects the district has on women at the district level, Mahila Shakti Kendra organized an awareness campaign for Poshan Abhiyan at the Anganwadi Center (AWC) Matta and women on site.
The program was attended by HNMs, AWWs and Anganwadi helpers, among other participants.
While reaching out to the women, the MSK team said that Poshan Abhiyan's main goal is to reduce low birth weight, stunts, malnutrition and anemia in children, adolescent girls and women.
Participants were briefed on the benefits of early breastfeeding, checkups, pregnant woman diets, calcium supplementation, and the correct age at marriage.
Participants were also made aware of the importance of monitoring their child's growth and immunization to protect the child from various diseases. Kishtwar Project Health and Nutrition Mobilizer shared the way Poshan Abhiyan is working to reduce stunts and low birth weight in children.
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