DHS and CFCI collaborate for ensuring children’s health rights in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, August 21, 2020: Director of Health Services (DHS) and Chandigarh and Child Friendly City Initiative (CFCI), Chandigarh formally started their collaboration to ensure the health rights of children of Chandigarh.
Cementing this partnership, children from Child Parliaments under the aegis of CFCI handed over 150 five litres cans of sanitizers, 25 PPE kits, 1000 normal masks and 100 N95 masks to the office of DHS at the Multi Specialty Government Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh.
This relief material will be distributed to deprived children.
The children requested the Director Dr. GS Dewan to have more medical camps in different parts of Chandigarh specially for children.
Dr. Sangeetha, Nodal Officer, NHM informed that DHS, in collaboration with CFCI, will be organizing 25 medical checkup camps exclusively for children. The camps will be conducted in Govt dispensaries.
Other dignitaries present for the function were Manmohan Khanna, Manjeet Kaur, Secretary – Rotary Chandigarh Shivalik, Fr. Reji Tom, Director, Don Bosco Navjeevan Society, Br. David Minz, Assistant Director, DBNS, Neha Nahar, Project Manager, CFCI, Ranjeet, Coordinator CFCI, Ankita and Jyoti from Kalpana Chawala Child Parliament, Indra Colony.
Dr. Dewan thanked the children for their wonderful initiative and assured the children of all support.

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