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Wokha church hosts discourse on women health issues

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Resource persons and participants seen here during the ‘fathers’ camp,’ at Wokha.

Dimapur, Feb. 10 (EMN): A discourse for ‘fathers,’ on the subject of women health issues, was held on February 9 at Wokha Town Baptist Church in Wokha. The event was part of the girl-child programme of the government, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), an update from the DIPR informed on Sunday.
Dr. R Zechano Ezung, and Unarmed Branch Sub-Inspector (UBSI) of Wokha Police Station, Longkumonen Pongen, were the
resources persons.

Medical officer Dr. R Zechano Ezung of the district hospital of Wokha said that both men and women have many health issues but some health issues affect women differently. She pointed some of the common problems and diseases concerning women health such as breast cancer, pregnancy issues, and cervical cancer. She said that women suffer higher heart attack deaths compared to men. Depression and anxiety exhibits more often in women, she added, according to the DIPR.

UBSI Longkumonen Pongen, spoke on the ‘dangers’ of social media on teenagers. He said it was ‘very important for parents to talk with their children about how to use social media wisely as there are so many good things to learn.’ He pointed out the risk factors that are involved and suggested that parents should talk to their children about the danger and consequences of misusing social media.

Also, Pongen said that parents should be aware of what children do online. “Spending so much time on social media can be sometimes dangerous on the other hand if used in a good way can be an opportunity for learning new ideas and improvement of communication skill and technology skills,” the DIPR stated the police official’s statement.

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