11/07/2014 …. A rally on World Population Day was held by PHC Corlim at Old Goa in collaboration with Old Goa Education Institute on 11th July 2014. The rally was initiated from Old Goa and proceeded to Ella – Gandhi Circle, Ella Farm and back.
The students of VIII and IX along with teachers of Old Goa Education Institute, and Staff of PHC Corlim i.e. Dr. Kedar Raikar, Medical Officer Incharge, School Health Doctor, Dr. Yogesh Dessai, LHV, Mrs. Pradnya Naik, IEC Officer, Miss Bhakti Sawant and RMNCH+A Counselor, Ms. Celina D’Souza and ANM, Ms. Akamma Avanur participated in the rally. The Headmaster of Old Goa Education Institute Shri. Sanjeev Sawant and School Health Doctor flagged the Rally.
After the rally students were addressed by Dr. Yogesh on Importance of World Population Day and the ill-effects and the urgent need to control the population. He also spoke on Adolescent Pregnancy and how such pregnancy affects our population.
A poster on the same theme was also organized wherein 30 students participated. Mast. Gautam Naik, Mast. Sanket Naik, Miss. Nikita Bomkar, received first prize (Rs. 500/-), second prize (Rs. 300/-) and third prizes (Rs. 200/-) respectively at the hands of Dr. Kedar Raikar.