KSRelief launches project to tackle malnutrition cases in Aden schools

KSRelief launches project to tackle malnutrition cases in Aden schools

In collaboration with the ministry of public health and the population of Yemen; the KSRelief on Tuesday launched a six-month project to enhance school health care services. Besides, tackling malnutrition cases among students and staff in Aden governorate.

The team has high-tech devices and qualified staff is targeting. This is also to benefit nearly 44,000 individuals out of 92,000 distributed over 107 schools.

In a statement, Jamal Sidqi, undersecretary of Aden Governorate, also said the project laying the foundation for school health care; describing the move as a step in the right direction.

For his part, Mohammed Al-Raqeebi, Director General of Aden Education Office; said the project aims at creating a safe environment to guarantee the continuation of the educational process. This is amid the current breakout of epidemics and diseases, including coronavirus.

In another initiative, KSRelief has launched an awareness campaign among female and male school students in Aden governorate. This is also to prevent the spread of dengue fever as part of the emergency response project to combat the disease.

The campaign, which got underway on Monday in collaboration with Yemen’s ministry of public health and population, comes within the framework of the programs funded by Riyadh-based KSRelief; aiming at protecting the Yemeni people from the epidemic diseases within the emergency response project to combat dengue fever.