Jammu: An awareness program on Menstrual Hygiene under the campaign Talk Periods was on Saturday conducted in AMT Nursing School of Jammu Government Medical College.
A large number of Nursing students and nursing staff attended the campaign organised in collaboration with the District Red Cross Society and NGO SUPPORT (A Global Volunteers Society).
‘Awareness Campaign by NGO SUPPORT” is being led by Dr Shashi Sudan Sharma Principal Govt Medical College; Mamta Rajput, Secretary IRCS District Red Cross Society, Kunwar Rani Ritu Singh, Dr Navneet Kour Founder Chairperson NGO SUPPORT and Kritika Khanna.
The campaigners are visiting Government & Cooperative Schools as well as touching the rural & border areas and girls and women of Urban Slums to promote ‘Safe Active Periods’ campaign talking to people, especially the young girls and women about menstrual hygiene.
Dr Shashi Sudan Sharma, in her address to the girls and medical students said that “Signs of heavy bleeding, irregular periods and infections need to be checked immediately”, Otherwise, women can do almost anything during this time. It is a normal physiological phenomenon,” she elaborated.