An Advocacy seminar in rural health centre Barakah
Dr. Azhar Khan, District Health Officer- ICT agreed that doctors in the community are more tend towards the curative side than the preventive side and this is the shortcoming leaving us to face major health issues.
Iodine deficiency in children represents only tip of the iceberg. Most children born to iodine-deficient mothers appear normal but have also suffered brain damage and loss in IQ points, affecting their ability to develop to their full potential. These seemingly normal children will later have difficulty learning in school and staying in school.. The participants realized the importance of issue and vowed to become an active advocate of iodized salt usage in their communities. TN was lauded to arrange this event for the promotion of Iodized salt. 18th July, 2014.