India has one of the largest groups of school going children, especially in rural areas. There are about 6.3 lakh rural schools both primary and upper primary with 80 millions school going children. But it is also a fact that only 8% of schools have the sanitation facilities in school premise. Out of 6.3 lakh primary and upper primary rural schools, only 44% have water supply facilities, 19% have urinals and 8% have lavatory facilities. Only 19% have separate urinals and 4% lavatory facility for girls. Under these conditions, schools and community environment become unsafe places where diseases are transmitted. Objectives of this study was assess the health Problems of primary school going children among selected school at KawardhaDist to implement the health awareness programme among selected school at Kawardha Dist.It was an exploratory study, using 200 samples from Primary school, Newari Village at Kawardha Dist. Using convenient sampling method. A structured questionnaire and physical examination Performa developed based on personal experience and review of literature. 57% of school going children were boy, 52% of children were non vegetarian, 25% of were children under class 5th standard, Majority of primary school going children were having common cold and cough (57%), lies and dandruff (46%), and skin diseases (40%). 83% were having eye problems and 120 children were having dental problems.
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Kalpana B. Joshi. Assessment of health Problems of primary school going children and implement awareness programme regarding cleanness and hygienic practices at Kawardha Dist C.G.Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2018; 6(1): 31-34. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2018.00007.0