Weekly Iron Floric Suppliment
Weekly Iron Folic Supplements or WIFS was launched in the State of
Nagaland on 2nd April 2013. This initiative focus on
eradication of anaemia among adolescent age between 10-19 years.
Under this programme, the Adolescent Health Programme, under
National Health Mission, Department of Health & Family Welfare, in
convergence with the Department of Education and Social Welfare
provides Weekly Iron Folic Supplements to all the Government Schools
and also to school drop-out and out of school adolescents girls
through anganwadi centers.
Up till now 822 GMS, GHS and GHSS has been covered under
this programme with coverage of more than 45074 students in the age
group of 10-19 years. Under this the Department has also kept a
target of covering 3455 Anganwadi centers to capture out of school
Girls and so far 9009 girls has been covered.
Minister H & FW, Comm & Secy. H & FW, Principle Director, Members from
Website designed and maintained by the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland,
Kohima - 797001.