Distt Admin Ganderbal launches awareness campaign on leprosy

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Ganderbal, Jan 30: A two-week-long awareness campaign was inaugurated today by District Administration Ganderbal here at Qamiria Higher Secondary Educational Institute.
The campaign organized by District Health Society Ganderbal is carried out under Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign 2019.
In this regard, a rally of health workers and ASHAs was organised by CMO Ganderbal from Qamiria Higher Secondary Educational Institute Ganderbal to CMO Office complex carrying placards, banners pleading awareness about the disease. The representatives of Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal spoke on the occasion and delivered the message on (Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign) which is also marked as Anti-Leprosy day.
It was revealed that IEC activities will be carried out at District Level as well as Block level till 13th February 2019. The programme was attended by District Social Welfare Officer, Health Workers, Ashas and other civil society members.