“World Breastfeeding week-2013”
As the part of “World Breastfeeding week-2013” The Pediatric Nursing Department of JSS College of Nursing, Mysore has organized the Health Exhibition and Video Show on Breast-Feeding Practices from 01.08.13 to 08.08.2013 at Postnatal Ward, JSS Hospital, Mysore. The Exhibition and Video show was Inaugurated by Dr. Chandrashekar, HOD. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dr. Narayanappa D, HOD, Paediatric Department, JSS Hospital, Mysore on 01.08.2013 at 10.00am and Prof. Sheela Williams, Principal, JSS College of Nursing, Mysore was present during the occasion.
After the inauguration the chief guest Dr. Chandrashekar commented on the exhibition and appreciated the efforts of the students and faculties of JSS College of Nursing. Dr. Narayanappa expressed that through the exclusive breast feeding we can able to prevent more than 50% of the newborn and infant mortality in India. Hence we the health professionals are celebrating the World Breastfeeding Week and have struggled to create awareness on benefits of breastfeeding among the public. It is very important to arrange health exhibition and awareness campaign to achieve 100% success of exclusive breastfeeding. Later Prof. Sheela Williams thanked the chief guest and appreciated the staffs and students for the effort.
The students of JSS College of Nursing were encouraged and explained about the importance of exclusive breastfeeding by showing the exhibits. After showing the exhibits people are also benefited by the "Video Show on Breast Feeding Practices". More than 200 people got benefited from this "Health Exhibition and Video Show".