Ministry of Health launches Nationwide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)”

Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda, Ministry of Health launched nationwide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)”. The IDCF drive was launched by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi.

To be observed from July 11-23, the Health Ministry today launched the nationwide ‘Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight’ (IDCF) under which various activities has been planned including visits by ASHA workers to all such households which have children under the age of five. Under this initiative, government aims at covering over 80 per cent of children (of the 10 crore children below five years of age) affected by diarrhoea across the country. The importance of this drive is that to make ORS available in the household when needed at the time of diarrhoea. ASHAs will visit all households with children below 5 years of age for pre-positioning the ORS.

So let’s do:
1. Expand the term IDCF?
2. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda, Ministry of Health launched nationwide __________.

Source – The Hindu


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