Monday, 21 March 2016

Golden Jubilee of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) : Workshop on ‘Women Health and Lifestyle’ Conducted

Golden Jubilee of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) : Workshop on ‘Women Health and Lifestyle’ Conducted

Mrs Namita Suhag, President Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) released a special edition of AWWA Journal, “Manasvini” during a workshop on the theme ‘Women Health and Lifestyle’ conducted at NCC Auditorium in Delhi Cantonment today to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA). The book includes detailed and extensive information for modern-day women on diverse topics like parenting, lifestyle, common women related diseases and cures, etc, aiming to serve as their lifelong companion. A total of approximately 1000 ladies attended the programme.

An extensive Medical Check-up Camp by Army Doctors was organised on the occasion for the wives of all serving Army personnel of Delhi. A number of other cultural events were conducted including programmes on ‘Beti Bachao’ highlighting the menace of female infanticide. Lectures and talks by prominent speakers and specialists with the aim of sensitising the women about the modern-day lifestyle, adapting lifestyle for healthy living, gender issues, parenting in modern day environment, pregnancy related issues, home remedies for ailments including use of ayurveda and beauty related issues, were also conducted.

In order to increase awareness about prevalent problems of Diabetes, Anaemia, Osteoporosis, Cancer, etc in women, lectures by specialist doctors were also organised to educate the women about symptoms of these diseases for early diagnosis and cure.

Col Rohan Anand, SM
PRO (Army)

PIB

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