Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram - age 10-19 years
Q. Which of the following is/are true regarding the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK)?
1) The age group covered is 11-18 years.
2) It covers males and females from rural areas only.- Published on 28 Dec 16
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
ANSWER: Neither 1 nor 2
The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched a health programme for adolescents, in the age group of 10-19 years, which would target their nutrition, reproductive health and substance abuse, among other issues.
The new adolescent health (AH) strategy focuses on age groups 10-14 years and 15-19 years with universal coverage, i.e. males and females; urban and rural; in school and out of school; married and unmarried; and vulnerable and under-served.