Tezpur University
     Department of Social Work

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Outreach Activities

World Mental Health Day Celebrated

The department organizes outreach activities in the surrounding villages. The outreach activities are focused in the areas of Reproductive and child health, Drinking water and sanitation, livelihood promotion, girls education, child labour, adolescent health and mental health.


Outreach Activities on Health

Awareness programme on Anemia: Children below 5 years of age in Harigaon community were covered under this programme. It also included an awareness session for the pregnant women and nursing mothers from the community. The children were provided Iron and Follic Acid supplements and their weights were also measured. The ASHA worker from Harigaon participated in the programme and the Porua Health Sub-Centre provided the supplements.

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Awareness programme on Tuberculosis for the residents of the Noorbari Tea Estate

An awareness programme on tuberculosis for tea plantation workers and their familes was organized in Noorbari Tea Estte. A DOTS Centre was established in the Tea Estate following the programme. The programme was conducted in collaboration with the Kanaklata Civil Hospital, Tezpur.

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Awareness Programme on Mental Health

Awareness programme was organized in partnership with INCENSE- project of Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health (LGBRIMH) in Napaam Village. Signs and symptoms of mental illness were discussed during the awareness programme. 42 members from the community attended the programme.

Awareness Programme on mental health organized in Puniyani Village of Soalmara Panchayath

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Health camp

A health camp was organised in Swahid memorial school of Puniyani village to provide free health check-up and distribute medicine. The camp was organised by students of the Social Work Department, Tezpur University in collaboration with Kanaklata Civil Hospital, Office of the Joint Director of Health Services, District Medical Store and local community.

A health camp was oraganised in collaboration with Indian Medical Association, Sonitpur branch. The camp was held specifically for the anemic women in the community. There was a mobile dispensary unit which provided medicine to the anemic women. Around 110 women participated and benefited from the health camp.

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Health Awareness Programme for Women

A program organized on reproductive health in Soalmara community. The programme provided information regarding reproductive health issues of women. An interactive session with a gynecologist was also part of the programme which helped the women to raise questions regarding their health.

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Outreach Activities on Adolescent Issues

An awareness programme organized for adolescent group and their parents in Harigoan in order to sensitize them on adolescent issues.

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Outreach Activities on Livelihood Promotion

Mushroom Cultivation training for women of Harigaon: The programme was organized in collaboration with the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sonitpur. The programme led to the women from the area taking a baby step towards mushroom cultivation on a trial basis which they intend to do on a large scale in the long run for economic self reliance. The KVK has helped them take their products to the market.

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An awareness programme on the topic of soil testing and soil management for small and marginal farmers was organized in collaboration of Krishi Vigyan Kendra. Forty five farmers from the neighboring communities attended the programme.


Outreach Activities on Child Care and Protection

Awareness Rally against Child Labour A rally against child labor was organized in Panchmile community as there are number of drop out students as they go for work in hostel, bricks factory.

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Awareness program against child marriage

Awareness programme against child marriage was organized in Kurukani community . The programme was held in Korokani L.P. School. Resource persons from Paanchmile Higher Secondary School, EIGHT BROTHERS SOCIAL WELFARE SOCIETY, Tezpur and Korokani Zamshed Chuburi L.P. School interacted with the participants.

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Awareness programme against child marriage in Soalmara village
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Awareness Camp on Health and Hygiene for School Children

An awareness camp on health and hygiene in the Panchmile High School.

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Programme to reduce School Dropout in Soalmara Panchayath

Various activities in school including games, parents-teachers meeting, building leadership quality were organized to reduce the school dropout in Soalmara Panchayat

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Street play to spread awareness on the importance of education

A street play to spread awareness about the importance of education was organized at Napaam Centre by the students of Napaam M.V. School on 12th November, 2015.

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Programmes on women empowerment

An awareness programme on "GIRL POWER" at the Gandhi Xuioroni School Napaam n 05-10-2015. The school teachers along with the headmaster and the SMC president were the resource persons. Around 40 women and 10 men attended the programme . The girl students of class 5 also also participated in the programme.

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Women’s day celebrations Kanchanjuri village in Kaziranga
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