Mangaluru, Feb 25: The outreach cell of Besant Women’s College, Mangalore had organized a camp on “Testing of Heamoglobin for the residents of Naringana Panchayath recently.
The President of Naringana Panchayath Mr. Ismail Meenamkodi inaugurated the programme. In his inaugural address he said that because of change in the eating habits, the present generation is facing problems like anemia. If the Hemoglobin count is below normal it decreases immunity level, he added. He also congratulated Besant Women’s College for organizing such a wonderful community service oriented programme.
PDO of Naringana Panchayath Mrs. Rajani D highlighted on the importance of the programme. Asha worker Mrs. Chandrakala, ANM Mrs. Shalini and Anganwady worker Mrs. Asha were present.
Correspondent of Besant Women’s College Sri. K. Devanand Pai and Principal Dr. Sathish Kumar Shetty P., wished the programme a success.
Under the guidance of Prof. Krishnananda Shenoy and Prof. Hemalatha the programme was conducted smoothly.
Dr. Divya in her introductory talk created awareness among the public on the importance of haemoglobin.
Prof. Girish, Prof. Chaithra and Prof. Indira were also present.
Students from UG and PG of Besant Women’s College conducted the counseling which included height, weight, BMI, Food habits and testing of haemoglobin counts. Students also suggested the foods to be included for the ladies who are with low haemoglobin count. Convenor of Outreach Cell Prof. Gayathree organized the programme.
Besant outreach programme: Heamoglobin testing for Naringana Panchayat residents