:: CHIELD HEALTH ::
Starting from birth through adolescence there are many issues affecting the health of our children. They include general childhood illnesses, critical illness, behavioral & psychological problems .A good germinated seed gives rise to a good plant, like wise a good conception and upbringing the foetus in the mother's womb shall bring out a good baby.Thus the Pediatric care and advice to the mother should start right from the dayof conception and leading the care ahead upto adolescence so that a good citizen is the outcome.
The infant mortality of our state is the second highest in the country. In the whole of the eastern India , the infant and childhood mortality and morbidity are alarmingly high. The main causes of infant mortality are perinatal causes, respiratory illness , diarrhea , measles,malaria and other infectious diseases. Malnutrition is a single most factor affecting more than 50 % children which is a cause and compounding problemfor almost all diseases, crippling the society . Besides these there are many psychological illnesses. Another vulnerable group are the children from 10-18 years (adolescents) . Thus the strategy for all teaching and training programmes should aim at solving the above child health problems