Saturday, May 22, 2010

Snehankur educates 400 nurses about legal adoptions on World Nursing day

12th May 2010,

On the occasion of World Nursing Day, Snehankur organized a workshop for the Nurses at the Civil Hospital, Ahmednagar. 400 Nurses participated in this seminar.

Snehankur not only runs an adoption center, but also works towards the rehabilitation of women in distress, unwed mothers, raped victims, HIV infected mothers and other neglected women and children in the society. These women / children require immediate intervention so that care and protection can be provided at the right time. The Nurses in and around the city, play an instrumental role in early intervention of such women and children.

This seminar was focused on educating the nurses on how to handle victimized children and women, the importance of legal adoptions and the risks factors associated with parents who adopt a child illegally. Co ordinators Sarika Makude and Ajay Wabale also briefed about the different activities carried out by Snehankur, the working method of the adoption center and how the center can be differentiated from other agencies in the area. The seminar was concluded by Prajakta Kulkarni, Director, Snehankur with a note to the nurses on the role they play and the joy they can derive by taking the right approach in saving each valuable life.

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