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Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka

by Amici Di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India)
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Camp participants
Camp participants

Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India), Samruddhi Community Based Inclusive Development project Harohalli conducted “Free Anemia Awareness, Screening, and treatment program” in association with CHC Harohalli on 9th January 2019 and Primary Health Center, Domaradoddi on 23rd January 2019. Total of 150 women benefitted from these two camps. 

Camp 1:

Anemia screening camp was conducted at Harohalli CHCs on 9th January 2019. Thirty-five pregnant women were participated and screened by doctors. Doctors distributed Iron plus tablets and nutrients supplements for all these women. 

Camp 2:

Free Anemia Awareness, screening, and treatment program” in association with Primary Health Center, Domaradoddi and Department of Women & Child development department,  Harohalli.This program was conducted for pregnant women, self-help groups’ members, and adolescent girls on 23rd January 2019, at Anganavadi center in Kadasikoppa village, Harohalli hobli.  Total of 116 women screened for Anemia, out of whom 57 women distributed Iron plus, 45 women distributed deworming tablets, and 14 women referred for further detailed investigation.

Mr. T.S.Gangadhar Senior Health Inspector, District health office, V.B.D.C. Division Ramanagara participated as a chief guest in the program and spoke about the effects of anemia on mental and physical health. Anemia prevalence is high in children, pregnant women, and teenage girls. The Anemia affects 67% of children below 5 yrs., 58% of pregnant women, 50% of reproductive-aged women, 17-25% of teenage girls. Interestingly, 20-40% of mothers are dying due to anemia in India. Failing to recognize and treat anemia in children leads to a lack of concentration in studies, negligence in pregnant women leads to child development issues and disabilities.

Mr. Mahantesh project coordinator introduced the aims and objectives of this project and spoke about the importance of organic food, kitchen garden, and a healthy diet. Miss Jayalakshmi, Counselor, HIV/AIDS prevention division of Harohalli CHC spoke about the importance of healthy living and ways to maintain the same. She spoke about HIV and AIDS prevention too.  

In the program self-help group members, Anganwadi teachers, AHSA workers, and health staffs have participated. Miss Tara Anganavadi teacher expressed the vote of thanks. 

Camp participants
Camp participants
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Camp participants
Camp participants

Amici di Raoul Follereau, Bangalore project on “Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka” conducted International day of persons with disabilities, Anaemia awareness and screening programme in collaboration with Community Health center, Harohalli on 18th December 2018 at Mahatma PU college and rural high school students at Kariyappa auditorium in Harohalli.

Dr. Raju Medical officer and Administrator community health center Harohalli participated as a chief guest in the programme and explained about the signs and symptoms of anemia, prevalence among unmarried girls and the impact of pregnancy and married life.  He also stressed that the number of diseases occurs due to unhealthy lie style such lack of nutritional food and junks food and lack of exercise. He advised everyone to start a healthy lifestyle practice as an agenda for the New Year 2019.

Mr. H.K.Nagaraju Zilla Panchayath member inaugurated the programme and described the role of women in building a healthy society is inevitable. In rural areas, poverty and malnutrition is the biggest hidden problem which results in anemia in children, women, adolescents, and pregnant women. The Government health department works best to make awareness about this. Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India), Samruddhi community based inclusive development project is joining hands with government and public to raise health awareness. Amici’s Anaemia project for girls and women in Harohalli hobli is doing a good job.

Dr. Raju MedIcal officer Dr.Ragu.T.Gokhale Children specialist and  Dr. Manjula from Community Health Center, Harohalli were actively participated and screened the students. Mr. N.Krishna principal Mahatma PU college, Mr. Nanjundaswamy H.M. Rural high school participated as a chief guest in the programme.

Dr. Jose Director AIFO India, Dr. Jayanthkumar Head of the program AIFO, Mr. T.V.Srinivasan president of SRMAB Bangalore, Mr. Joseph Secretary of SRMAB Bangalore participated in this programme. Mr.Shrikanthaiah Taluk Panchayath member, Mr.Sayad Sallam Uddhin Taluk Panchayath member, Mr. Mahamad Ejes ex-president of Rotary Club, harohalli also attended this programme.

 Three people with disabilities receive the wheelchairs on this occasion.

Mr. Mahanthesh said welcomed and vote of thanks.

Anemia screening - Total screened 100 girls

  1. 2 Girls advised injection
  2. 37 Girls advised Iron Plus
  3. 55 Girls advised deworming tablets
  4. 6 Girls referred for further investigation

 

Follow up Report of Anaemia screening camp Held on 30th November 2018:-

35 female students were given deworming tablet and iron tablet given for 45 girls on 14th Nov 2018 by Amici di Raoul Follereau Samruddi Project. 

Amici team wishing you a happy and prosperous new year 2019. 

Blood test to screen Anemia
Blood test to screen Anemia
International day of persons with disabilities
International day of persons with disabilities
Distribution of medicine to Anemic students
Distribution of medicine to Anemic students
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
AIFO Team  wish a very happy & Prosperous new year
AIFO Team wish a very happy & Prosperous new year

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Doctor and team participated in screening
Doctor and team participated in screening
  1. Anemia awareness and screening programme:-

Amici di Raoul Follereau, Bangalore project on “Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka” conducted anemia awareness and screening programme in collaboration with Community Health center, Harohalli on 30th November 2018 at Government PU College in Harohalli. Karnataka.

Dr.Raju Medical doctor of Government community health center, Harolhalli gave awareness talk about Anaemia,  signs, and symptoms of anemia, prevalence among unmarried girls and the impact of pregnancy and married life. Dr.Raju and team executed the anemia screening for 100 female students of Government PU College in Harohalli.  

Result: Out of 100 girls, 12 female students have HB-12 grams per decilitre. (Considered as Normal) 12 students have HB 11 grams per deciliter and remain 86 girls having hemoglobin 10 grams per deciliter or less than that.

The action taken:  

  1. All 100 female students undergone awareness programme and medical screening. 
  2. 35 female students advised for deworming tablet and nutritious food.
  3. 45 girls advised for iron tablet and few were already linked with Government programme “IRON Plus initiative”
  4. Three female students were adviced for Haemoglobin injections, further lab investigation, and follow-up.

Feedback:

School teachers and student extended their full corporation and expressed happiness and gratitude for this initiative.  Screening programme scheduled on the same school for remaining students in the month of December 2018.

 

 2. Anemia awareness program and speech competition on anemia - Nov 2018

The anemia awareness program was conducted at Govt First Grade Degree College in Harohalli on 5th Nov 2018, in collaboration with Community Health Centre Harohalli at Government First grade degree college Harohalli. 

 

Dr. Raju addressed the gathering and gave deep insight about Anaemia. He mentioned “Anaemia is a silent killer disease, in the rural area 64% of women suffering from anemia. It would cause an adverse effect on women and children’s health. This is due to today’s unhealthy diet and irregular physical exercise”.  Dr. Raju explained the healthy diet practices, iron, and green vegetables; nutrition food kitchen garden etc. 252 students have actively participated in the awareness program.

 

The speech competition was conducted on Anaemia and malnutrition in women as part of the Anaemia awareness. The program mainly focused on increasing effective awareness of sickle cell anemia as a major health issue worldwide.

 

10 students spoke on the topic, 252 students were witnessed in the program. The best three students were selected and awarded with cash prize and certificate.  Speech computation participants are 1.Ramya, 2.Abhilasha, 3.Kokhila, 4.Pragathi, 5.Nikhitha, 6.Naleeni, 7.Pallavi, 8.Aprith, 9.Bhavya, 10.Bhagyalakshmi.

 

 

 

Camp participants
Camp participants
Doctor screening for Anemia
Doctor screening for Anemia

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Amici Di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India)

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
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Project Leader:
Parthipan Ramasamy
Bangalore, Karnataka India
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