World Breastfeeding week: 2017 – Report
World Breast feeding Week was observed with great fervor in Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital. The event was conducted by the Dept of Community Medicine at RHTC Chunchunkuppe, on 2nd August 2017 & at UHTC Channasandra on 10th August 2017
The Program began with welcome address by Dr Shashikala Manjunatha. Dr Aishwarya. S PG, Dept of Community Medicine.
Students of 6th term MBBS performed a skit on importance, misconceptions and awareness program regarding expressed milk for working mother.
Dr Sharvya , Dr Monica & Dr Anuradha , PGs , Dept of Community Medicine gave talk on benefits and technique of breast feeding .The session was comprehensive and interactive drawing considerable questions and clarifications from the audience
This was followed by specialist consultation of the kids by Dr.Sahana & Dr.Yashitha of Dept of Pediatrics, RRMCH
Tea/coffee, snacks was provided & fruit bowl was distributed to mothers.
Faculty, Post graduates, juniors and seniors residents from both departments actively participated in the program