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Guardians get nutrition advices in Gaibandha

Guardians get nutrition advices in Gaibandha

Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Oct 12: More than 100 guardians who have children aged from 7 months to 24 months got nutrition related advices with Monimix nutrition food from an NGO free of cost here on Thursday. Sadar upazila medical officer Dr Moon Moon Farzana provided the advices to the guardians of the children on the premises of Ramchandrapur union parishad (UP) complex under Sadar upazila. SKS Foundation, a local voluntary organisation, arranged the programme under its National Citizen Service (NCS) project with the financial support from Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) and the UK Aid. The programme was organised under the overall management of NCS volunteers aimed at enhancing health and nutrition related idea and conception to the guardians. The programme was followed by a discussion where sadar upazila health and family planning officer Dr ABM Abu Hanif addressed as the chief guest while UP chairman Rafiqul Islam in the chair. Moderated by youth club member Shajahan Miah, the meeting was also addressed, among others, by local teacher Mozammel Haque, project officer Shah M Harun- or-Rashid and team leader of NCS volunteer Jobayer Islam. Dr Abu Hanif urged the guardians to feed nutrition food to the children and ensure recreational activities, including sports, to make them physically fit. He emphasised nurturing their kids properly so that they could be worthy citizen and lead the country in the future. A large number of students, teachers, guardians, local elites, NGO activists and journalists were present on the occasion.

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