Health, Family Planning Service Week celebrated in Gaibandha
10 November 2015, Nirapad News: Health and Family Planning Service Week- 2015 at the joint initiative of Health and Family Planning Department is being celebrated in the district on Saturday with a call to ensure health and family planning services to the people.
Marking the week, the both departments have chalked out the elaborate programs separately in all the seven upazilas of the district.
The pregnant mothers are being checked up at the family welfare centres and union health complexes, and their safety delivery and post natal care are being ensured there to reduce the mortality rate of mothers and the children.
Counseling is also being conducted to the children on malnutrition and its removing and to the adolescents on personal hygiene during the period from November 07 to 12, office sources said.
Besides, motivational campaign and different camps on reduction of birth rate through providing permanent and long term method are being held in allmthe seven upazilas in the district during the period, sources said.
Civil surgeon Dr. Nirmalendu Chowdhury said the physicians and the staff of the health department are providing healthcare services for the mothers, children and the adolescents properly in grass root level to build a healthy nation marking the week.