Preventive Medical Care Given to Children

Intensive activities for preventive medical care are conducted for U-5 children across the country on the occasion of the Child Health Day in May and November every year.
Medical workers gave hygienic information on the subject of “Let’s prevent infantile diarrhea” to the parents and child care workers who participated in the programme of the Child Health Day on May 20, Juche 109 (2020). They also conducted intensive preventive medical activities such as measuring the girth of upper arms of children for estimation of their nutritive conditions, administration of vitamin A and compound micronutrients, and those conducive to protection and promotion of children’s life and health, and their growth.