National Youth Day 2019 – Health Education Program at BGS REMS

National Youth Day 2019 – Health Education Program at BGS REMS

National youth day is celebrated every year on 12th January to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. On occasion of National Youth Day, NSS AIMS Unit conducted various activities between 10th Jan to 12th Jan.

On 11th January, a health awareness program was organized to BGS REMS students regarding scabies and personal hygiene along with the Department of Dermatology. Dr. Sheethal, programme officer, Dr. Raghavendra and Dr. Shilpa, core committee members of NSS AIMS unit, Dr. Rashmi and Dr. Ruchi Post graduates in Dermatology took part in the event. Ms. Zeba Firdose, Aayushma Raj, Wani Bhagyashree, Neha D Nadig, Niranjana P Shenoy, Adnan Nayazi, Naveen, Suma and Nayana, NSS volunteers organised the event. The volunteers demonstrated hand washing steps to the students. They also organised various activities for the students to create awareness about personal hygiene. Followed by the health awareness program, screening for scabies was done. Around 400 students from 6th – 8th standard were examined, around 200 students had the disease and treatment was given for the same.