Union Health Secretary C.K. Mishra has launched “Saathiya Resource Kits” that will provide information on adolescent related issues such as puberty and mental health, among others.
The resource kit comprises of an Activity Book, Bhranti-Kranti Game, a Question-Answer Saathiya Kits Book and a Peer Educator Diary. Upon the scheme 1.6 lakh selected communicators have been identified and will be provided knowledge on adolescent health issues among teenagers across the country.
Mishra also launched the mobile app ‘Saathiya Salah‘ for adolescents. It was developed in partnership with the Population Foundation of India and UN Populations Funds.The initiative, launched as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program
Source- All India Radio (AIR News)