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SCHE organises seminar on health and climate change

By EMN Updated: Jun 21, 2024 9:47 pm
Resource person along with the faculty members and students of Salesian College of Higher Education during the seminar on Friday.

DIMAPUR — Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE), in collaboration with NE SBC Alliance, Secretariat (Don Bosco University and UNICEF partnership), on Friday held a seminar on the topic “Social behaviour change: Promotion of routine immunisation and climate change and environment sustainability” with its alumnus Daisinglung Sebastian Kamei as the resource person.

An update from the college stated that the event highlighted the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), which is an initiative by UNICEF that aims at providing safe drinking water, clean toilets and proper sanitation facilities to every child across the world to reduce the transmission of diseases.

It stated that the speaker emphasised on the importance of availability of clean water and proper toilets for children in the educational institutions and called for the practice of solid-liquid waste management.

The speaker talked about the vulnerability of children to climate changes and how it affects their health and nutrition. He also spoke to the students and faculty members about the importance and purpose of vaccination to a child for their healthy development and the prevention of life-threatening diseases and how a student can help in promoting routine immunisation in a community.

“The government and NGOs have taken initiatives to ensure that all the children receive proper medical care and routine immunisation through networking,” he said.

The programme concluded with a call to action and to inculcate sustainable practices into their daily lives, while ensuring to educate the public about the importance of vaccination and health care among children.

By EMN Updated: Jun 21, 2024 9:47:58 pm
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