Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram interventions
Q. Which of the following are interventions under the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram?
1) Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation programme
2) Scheme for Promotion of Menstrual Hygiene
3) Peer Education- Published on 28 Dec 16
a. 1, 2
b. 1, 3
c. 2, 3
d. All of the above
ANSWER: All of the above
Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation programme: The objective of the programme is to reduce the prevalence and severity of anaemia in adolescent population (10-19 years).
The scheme aims at increasing the awareness regarding hygiene practices during menstruation, increased access to and use of hygienic products during menstruation and disposal of such products in an environmentally friendly manner among adolescent girls living rural areas.
The programme aims to ensure that adolescents between the age of 10-19 years benefit from regular and sustained peer education thus improving life skills, knowledge and aptitude on key focused areas.