Health and nutritional assessment

26 April, 2016

NFDF conducted a health and nutritional assessment camp in a remote rural community of Dolakha. The community is mainly inhabited by marginalized Thami people. All most non-existence of health facility, poor health literacy and endemic poverty are the major predisposing factors poor health and nutritional status among adults as well as in children. NFDF provided general health checkup facilities, distributed free medicien and assessed the nutritional status among 600 Thami people.

Most of the people had the problem of gastritis, osteoarthritis, COPD, Gynecological problems. Stunting was seen as the major chronic malnutrition conditions among under five children.