In an effort to promote awareness about health amongst the youth residing in the area of Thanamandi, Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under Romeo Force organised a lecture on Health awareness, today.
The lecture was organised to bring awareness regarding health among the youth of this area and also instill a sense of healthy life style among the youth. The programme was inaugurated by Mr Manzoor Ahmad Ganai, Principal Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Thanamandi and was attended by 172 locals.
On the occasion, a lecture on Swine Flu and its prevention was delivered by medical officer of the unit. The event was also utilised to bring awareness among locals about various life style diseases that have gripped the modern generation. Due to reduction in the physical activities and change in eating habits many diseases like Diabetes, Blood pressure, heart problems and many other dangerous diseases are common in today’s time. Hence, importance of active lifestyle and good eating habits were emphasized during the lecture.
While speaking on the occasion Principal of Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Thanamandi said that the students and public of Thanamandi are very grateful to the Army for organsing such an event. He added that this will certainly encourage the locals to give attention to the various aspects of healthy life style and become healthy citizens of the country.