Food Hygiene In School

Education in India is provided by the public sector as well as the private sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: central, state, and local. Public/government schools: Most schools in India are funded and run by the government.

However, the public education system faces serious challenges, including a lack of adequate infrastructure, insufficient funding, a shortage of staff and scarce facilities.

What is food hygiene?

Food hygiene are the conditions and measures necessary to ensure the safety of food from production to consumption.

The 13th of July 2013, in Patna, 22 children died to have eaten in their canteens. The food was served in receipt with chemical problems.

More recently,the 25th of February 2016, in Mumbai, 100 children went at the hospital after having mid-day meal in a government school. No one died but that it would have be a tragedy.

The hygiene problem is always the same, people have to eat with her hand. They don’t have plates, spoons and forks to eat.And it is not always clean. People are not informed about hygiene.

Things have to chance to ameliorate hygiene conditions. If nothing changes,the parents won’t send their children to school if they know their children will die. Consequence:decrease of Indian alphabetization.
Is it normal to send children to school and there are risks of disease, infection and malnutrition?

The government has put a new condition to help poor families to send children to school. The program is to pay the canteen for all families. This is a very good thing happening.

A kid who doesn’t like the food, doesn’t eat. Children should have the choice of what they want to eat to ameliorate malnutrition problem.

On the TV, the government should tell to the population how they can ameliorate hygiene condition at schools and at home. If the government does this television program, everyone could change their provided hygiene and India will be less sick.

Heeals needs your support and volunteers to change to improve the living conditions. Your action, even the smallest, will change the life of Indian people.

By-Heeals Intern

Picture : HeealsFood Hygiene In School Program By HEEALS

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