News/City Updates

Ayushman Bharat for health fortnight to be conducted in Visakhapatnam

Starting from 15 September 2019 to 02 October 2019 the Ayushman Bharat Health Fortnight will be conducted across Visakhapatnam District. This involves awareness drives, and activities, related to health, yoga, nutrition and lifestyle. As per the District Medical & Health Officer (DM&HO), S. Tirupathi Rao, a number of programmes have been lined up across the district.

On 15 September 2019, the inaugural day, an awareness rally is being arranged. This is being done in coordination with Visakhapatnam District Collector, V. Vinay Chand, the Health Department, Mandal level revenue officers and Mandal Parishad development officers. Yoga, health, nutrition and lifestyle programmes will commence from 16 September 2019 onwards. These will be held at primary health centres.  Additionally, an essay writing competition will be conducted on 23 and 24 September with the topic “Ayushman Bharat”. 

There are also root level arrangements being done in the villages. On 29 September 2019, marking World Health Day, health camps will be conducted at district hospitals. On 01 October, marking World Old Age Day, district hospitals will have special wards for the treatment of the elderly. Each ward will consist of 10 beds. 

Finally, on 02 October, Gandhi Jayanti, the “Ayushman Bharat” programme will conclude with the awareness meeting, on various health issues, being conducted at the villages.

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

Iconic food items from famous restaurants to try on a trip to Vizag

Embarking on a culinary journey in Vizag? Look no further for a delectable experience! Indulge…

1 day ago

Miss Shetty Mr Polishetty locks OTT release date on major platform

After a long break, admirers of the 6-foot beauty Anushka Shetty witnessed her comeback on…

1 day ago

Officials crack mystery of wooden box which washed ashore on RK Beach in Vizag

In an intriguing event which made the public gasp with curiosity, raising countless questions, a…

1 day ago

Visakhapatnam Police bust 11-member betting gang, 63 bank accounts seized

In a sensational bust, the Visakhapatnam City Police, in collaboration with the cybercrime department, arrested…

1 day ago

Get on a historical voyage at these stunning heritage sites in North India

Numerous historical landmarks in North India tell the enthralling stories of dynasties, different cultures, and…

2 days ago

12 binge-worthy releases on OTT platforms today for your weekend dose of fun

With several interesting theatrical releases like Ram Pothineni's Skanda, Raghava Lawrence's Chandramukhi 2, and Srikanth…

2 days ago