Odisha Govt Renews MoU For Clubfoot Programme

by Dikhyaa Mohanty

The Odisha Government today renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cure International India Trust (CURE India) for the Odisha Clubfoot Programme.

This MoU, is a commitment for joint collaboration of three departments of the State Government Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) Department, Women & Child Development (W&CD) Department and Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability (SS&EPD) Department with CURE India, towards achieving the objective of the programme.

Owing to successful running of the programme the State government renewed the MoU for a further period of two years in the presence of H&FW Minister, Commissioner-cum-Secretary H&FW Department and officers representing W&CD Department as well as SS&EPD Department and Director, Cure International India Trust (Cure India).

Clubfoot is one of the world’s most common physical disabilities in newborn infants, as a result of which the feet gets twisted inward and around.

In Odisha, with a population of over 4 crore, it is estimated that around 2000 children are born with clubfoot every year.

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