PFA arranges awareness walk and camp on ‘Oral Health’ – February 26, 2020
Lahore, February 26, 2020: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) arranged an awareness walk and camp on the subject “Oral Health” at Shuhada-e-APS Memorial Girls High School Model Town here on Wednesday.
PFA Director General Irfan Memon, Principal of School, teachers and children participated in awareness walk. The purpose of the walk and camp was to aware students about the oral health and its connection to diseases.
A team of 20 dentists and nutritionist examined children oral health free of cost. Nutritionist experts guided children about healthy nutritious diet plans for strengthening oral health (teeth and mouth). PFA also arranged free of cost screening test for height, weight and blood deficiency (Anaemia) of children.
DG Irfan Memon has distributed drawing books, colour pencils and booklets among children. A private company also distributed tooth paste and brushes there. On the occasion, he said that it is utmost priority of the authority and need of hour to educate new generation about the selection of health diet for them for the establishment of healthy society. Punjab Food Authority has taken responsibility of the provision healthy and safe food as well as dietary awareness to children across the province, he added. Meanwhile, Principal Munawar Tabassum praised Punjab Food Authority’s step of arranging awareness camp at educational institutes.