By TC News Desk
Agartala: September 03. Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha today said that the state government and the health department are continuously working to deliver the benefits of health services to every citizen of the state.
“While we are trying to improve the health services of the state, it is sad to see the addiction among boys and girls. I would especially appeal to the students to take care of their health by staying away from growths that are not good for the body, he said. He further said that the government is trying to make health services accessible to common people. “Prevention is better than cure”, the government is working to keep everyone disease-free through vaccination programs in the state.
“We all know “Health is Wealth” If the physical, mental and internal affairs of a teenager are not right, then he/she will not be able to develop into a healthy citizen of tomorrow. The Health Department is working on this aspect with special consideration”, he said. The CM who is also health minister said that the state government and the health department are continuously working to deliver the benefits of health services to every citizen of the state.
“Physical and mental development of children and adolescents should be given special importance and care. If the health is good, the future of the children will be bright. Also, everyone should come forward to keep children away from tobacco products”, said Saha. CM Dr Saha today formally launched the ‘Chief Minister Healthy Childhood – Healthy Adolescence Campaign – 3.0’ organized by the National Health Mission, Tripura and Department of Health and Family Welfare at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan in Agartala today.
This program will run from September 5 to September 15 as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. From September 5 to 8, children will be fed various medicines in various schools and colleges including government, private, and semi-government schools, Anganwadi centers, degree, technical, polytechnic, vocational, ITI. Apart from this, from September 9 to September 15, Anganwadi workers and Asha workers will go door to door to feed deworming medicine to children and distribute various medicines.