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Intensive Diarrhea Control Fortnight: Behavior Change Communication Event

In the intensive diarrhea control fortnight, a Behavior Change communication event was organized for the mothers, ASHA workers and health personnel of Mata Kaushayla Hospital, Patiala by the students of GNM III year. The event was coordinated by the community health nursing department and pediatric department under the guidance of Principal Dr. Surinder Jaspal and Dr. Neerja Shukla. The special guest for the event was Dr. Bhag Singh, Senior Medical Officer, Mata Kaushayla Hospital.

The event was organized from 10 am - 12 noon in the conference room of the hospital. During the event, the diarrhea management, symptoms recognition, ORS Preparation and importance of ORS and Zinc combination therapy was emphasized in the management of diarrhea. Health education materials in form of charts, flow charts, and pamphlets were displayed and distributed. The event concluded with vote of thanks to the special guest and all the invitee participants. Efforts of the students were applauded by the medical officer.

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World Breastfeeding Week-Aug 2015

To embark and highlight the importance of breastfeeding i.e. (1 August -7th August), Swift Institute of Nursing organized an awareness event at AP Jain Hospital, Rajpura. Students of GNM I year under the guidance of teachers organized this event.

During the week, different aspects of breastfeeding-importance, expression, methods, kangaroo mother care, and expressed breast milk were emphasized. Health education materials i.e. chart, and pamphlets were displayed, and group of antenatal and postnatal mothers were gathered and education was given.

During the session, queries of the mothers were answered and proper technique of the breastfeeding was also demonstrated. Recent techniques i.e. breast crawl and KMC were also highlighted. The efforts of the organization were applauded by the Medical Superintendent.

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Awareness Event (Kukh Ton Dunia Tak Da Safar)

An awareness event was organized at village Ghaggar Sarai by the community health nursing department on 31.03.2015. On the day, women were invited at Anganwadi center. The emphasis of the event was on antenatal care. A role play depicting the transition during the antenatal period was beautifully enacted by the GNM III year students and it was titled "Kukh Ton Dunia Tak Da Safar". The event was graced by the presence of Dr. Surinder Jaspal(Principal SION), Dr. Neerja Shukla (Professor) and other faculty members. During the event, charts on diet of antenatal mother, flash cards on antenatal exercises, and immunization schedule for pregnant women were displayed for the awareness of the local folks.