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Promoting health awareness among school-children stressed

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Health Desk: Oct 23, 2017-- As school-going children are presumed to easily fall prey to worm-infection due to lack of their health hygiene, educating them with leading healthy lifestyle and health consciousness could help check many communicable diseases.

The advocacy meeting was held at the city bhaban conference hall here ahead of the week scheduled to be observed from November 4 to 9 and from November 12 to 16.

This view was expressed at an advocacy meeting by a host of speakers who urged all concerned to maintain healthy lifestyle making them prone to proper knowledge, attitude and practice on lifestyle to prevent both communicable and non-communicable diseases and malnutrition.

Joining the function Mayor of Rajshahi Mosaddique Hossain Bulbul said schoolboys and girls ought to have lessons on awareness and health hygiene and using sanitary latrine together with hand-washing before taking every meal.

Assistant Director of the Office of Divisional Director of Health Dr Ismat Ara, Deputy Civil Surgeon Dr Enamul Haque, Associate Professor of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital Dr Poly Dutta, Divisional Coordinator of world Health Organization Dr Kamruzzaman and Chief Health Officer of RCC Dr AFM Anzuman Ara Begum shared their opinions on the issue.