Avoid giving junk food to kids: Doctors
Srinagar, Dec 16: As the winter makes children susceptible for cold seasonal diseases, Mother’s Pride, Rajbagh, organized a free medical camp for toddlers to aware them about preventive methods and cures.
The Camp was conducted by CMO Srinagar at Batamaloo office where free medicine was provided to children afflicted by winter diseases.
“The children with other diseases were referred to the nearest public health centre for a complete check-up,” a spokesman said.
“A playschool should not only be about imparting education to toddlers but also aiding their holistic growth and development. Events like medical check up help in ensuring the toddlers stay healthy. Any health issue, be it medical, psychological or developmental must be detected at an early stage. We shall be organising many more events which will help in the over all development of a toddler. ” said Zaid Bin Nazir, Managing Director, Mothers’ Pride Rajbagh.
Mothers pride is a Delhi based play school with 125 branches throughout the country and Rajbagh branch is its first in Srinagar.
A team of four doctors headed by Dr. Iram undertook a thorough check-up of children which included calculating the Body Mass Index of each kid to help them maintain a proper weight.
“The purpose of camp was to do a health checkup of kids to combat immunity related infections.
The camp was quite beneficial for the subjects as a complete checkup was done by the doctors team deputed by the CMO. Parents also came to know about Body mass index of their kids,” said Iqra Manzoor, the branch head, Mothers’ Pride Rajbagh.
“We are planning a lot of such events in future which will be very beneficial to our kids and their parents,” she said.
One of the parents, Mrs. Fozia, expressing her satisfaction with the conduct of the Camp said, “I am satisfied that my kid is getting education, entertainment and health development under a single roof” she said.
Doctors on the occasion advised parents to avoid junk and packed foods for their kids because of their health hazards. (KNS)