Covid 19: JSS conducts Rapid Antigen Test in School
Dec 02, 2020
Jammu: Jammu Sanskriti School, Jammu conducted Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) in the school precincts for children who were there for practicals and revision, teaching and non-teaching staff with a specialized team send by CMO to accomplish the afore mentioned task.
Rapid test was conducted after taking consent from the parents who willingly allowed their wards for the same.
Children are the hidden victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns and school closures have affected their education, mental health and access to basic health services. The risks of exploitation and abuse are higher than ever, for boys and girls alike. To combat this, the school has commenced practicals and revision for children appearing in board examination and to ensure their safety and security conducted Rapid Test.
This initiative was taken by The Management and Principal of school who conveyed their gratitude to Sushma Chauhan, DC, Jammu and CMO for the support and cooperation rendered to the school.
Commenting on the same, Rohini Aima stated that for children on the move or living through conflicts, the mission of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is to coordinate the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises, the school advocates for effective and principled humanitarian action by all and for all.