BHOLA: School campaign on health issues and nutrition was held on Saturday at Rob School and College at the Sadar upazila in the district, reports BSS.
District Civil Surgeon Dr Rathindra Nath Majumdar addressed the campaign as the chief guest with principal of the school Shafia Khatun in the chair.Teachers of the school and health professionals of Bhola district hospital, among others, were present at the function.
Dr Rathindra laid emphasis on having healthy diets for ensuring optimum mental and physical growths of children. Such health campaign will play an important role in creating awareness on different health issues, he added.
Despite a considerable progress in different key indicators of health, nearly half of the under-five children are suffering from malnutrition in the country, other speakers said, adding, lack of awareness and inadequate knowledge about health causes malnutrition among children.