“Menstruation experience by every woman is a vital sign of good health & fertility which indicates the body’s health to reproduce. It is an amazing phenomenon of nature since the beginning of time”, said Dr. Charlton Cardoso who was addressing the teachers, non teaching staffs, students and parents of 8th, 9th and 10th std students at Don Bosco School, Trasi on 21st January 2021.
During the inaugural program, the Principal of the School, Fr. Maxim D’souza highlighted the importance of taking care of our health and awareness needed among the young women entering into the phase of puberty. He further requested them to take advantage of the session and be open with the doctor and clear all their doubts related to their health.
Dr. Cardoso started his session stating that according to Word Health Organization; around 83% of women suffer from infection during menstruation. He further explained on how to protect every woman from the problems of infections. He also enlightened the participants about the quality of sanitary pads that should be used and food which needs to taken during menstruation.
All the parents, students and staff were happy to get such useful information related to their health. They cleared their doubts and thanked the doctor for giving them such a wonderful session. The session ended with the vote of thanks by Teacher Vanitha, by presenting the memento to Dr. Cardoso.