Bhopal: Dec 22, 2010
Aiming to promote health and hygiene among adolescent rural girls, the Madhya Pradesh health department will soon provide sanitary napkins to them, a health ministry official said. However, the official said, it is yet to be decided whether to distribute them free or with a nominal charge of Re.1 or Rs.5. This is part of the National Rural Health Mission scheme, a pilot project of which will be implemented initially in nine districts of Madhya Pradesh. This will later be launched across the entire rural belt in the state. The state health department will distribute the napkins through its Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) cadres.
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