In commemoration of World Breast Feeding week 2018, KGNC had organized various events from 1st to 7th August 2018.
Department of Child Health Nursing, KGNC, organized Health Talk in Pediatric OPD, on 1st of August. Ms. Keerthika .V, M.Sc(N) II Year gave an elaborated Health Talk on Importance of Breast Feeding and the correct techniques of Breast Feeding under the guidance of Faculty members. It was a very interesting session and mothers were much benefited. Prof. Sounderajan. S, HOD, Department of Paediatrics, and Prof. Gunasekeran.D, Dept of Pediatrics, addressed the gathering and also stated the facts needed to be followed while breastfeeding. Around 45 beneficiaries attended the programme and received an excellent Feedback. 94% of the beneficiaries elicited that the programme was highly informative and satisfactory.
Department of Child Health Nursing KGNC, organized Poster Competition for School Students of X, XI and XII from St. Annie’s Higher Secondary School. Sixteen students took part in Poster competition on the theme “Importance of Breast Feeding”. The posters were displayed and evaluated by Mrs. Lavanya, Asst Professor, Dept of OBG Nursing Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College and Dr. Prathana, Asst Professor, Dept of Pediatrics, MGMCRI. The Best Posters were awarded.
Scientific Academic Forum – Dept of Pediatrics
Scientific Academic Forum of MGMCRI and Department of Pediatrics, MGMCRI organized a Guest Lecture on A to Z Breast Feeding, that was deliberated by Prof. Mangalbarathy, Head, Dept of Neonatology, Institute of Child Health. On this occasion, the Prize Winners for Poster Competition from St. Ainne’s school were honoured and appreciated with Certificates and Mementoes.
Health Talk in Anganwadi, Pillaiyarkuppum
In commemoration of World Breast Feeding week 2018, Department of Child Health Nursing, KGNC, organized Health Talk in Anganwadi, Pillaiyarkuppum, on 6st of August at 11 to 12 pm. Mrs Jasmine. C, II-Year M.Sc student gave an elaborated Health Talk on Importance of Breast Feeding following that Ms Chandralaka. S, II-Year M.Sc Nursing student gave a talk on correct techniques of Breast Feeding under the guidance of Faculty members Mrs Geetha. C, Assoc Prof, Mrs Sherin Nithya.S, Asst. Prof. It was a very interesting session and mothers were much benefited. Around 20 beneficiaries attended the programme and received an excellent Feedback. Beneficiaries elicited that the programme was highly informative.
World Breast feeding week Validation
World Breast feeding week Validation took place in D2, Auditorium, Hospital Block, MGMCRI on 07.08.2018 at 12 to 1:30 pm. Dr Karthickaiyan reported all the activities carried out throughout the past 7 days on behalf of Worlds Breast Feeding Week 2018. A brief discussion was given about The Breast Feeding Week by Dr Sounderrajan, and Feedbacks were collected from all Senior Faculty of Child Health Nursing, KGNC. Certificates were distributed to the organizers of various programs and the In-charge students of Child Health Nursing.