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Workshop to Prevent childhood obesity at MHAC School Nagbani
Event Start Date : 07/04/2017 Event End Date 07/04/2017

Workshop to Prevent Childhood Obesity at MHAC School Nagbani

In an attempt to create awareness regarding consumption of Healthy food, a one day workshop was organized for class 8th students.

Dr. Rekha Harish, Prof & Head Deptt of Pediatrics, Chairperson Indian as well as American Academy of Pediatrics (IAP & AAP) along with Dr. Sushil Sharma, Consultant Deptt of Pediatrics, Dr Kishour Kumar Digra consultant Deptt of Pediatrics & Dr Rajinder Singh Resident Doctor Deptt of Pediatrics acted as Resource Persons in this programme.

Principal MHAC Mrs Sween Puri accorded the formal welcome. The children were shown a powerpoint presentation first of all to inculcate the value of consuming healthy food and its sources. The students participated in different groups to learn about junk food, content matter of junk food, the health hazards caused by junk food and the physical exercises to cope up with the problems of obesity and Non Communicable diseases.

Height and weight of students was also measured to provide them the input of calories intake and other measures.

Students were also given refreshment by the committee.

Principal Mrs Sween Puri applauded the efforts of Dr Rekha Harish in the execution of Non communicable Diseases Advocacy Programme and thanked her and  her team of distinguished doctors for the effective interaction.