The Paediatric Nursing Department of JSS College of Nursing, Mysore had organized the “World Breastfeeding week-2014” on 07.08.2014 at Makkala Koota, Mysore.
The Chief Guest Dr. Pushpavathi Amaranath inaugurated the Health Exhibition and video show on “Breast-feeding practices and its benefits” at 10.30 am. After the inauguration the chief guest commented on the exhibition and appreciated the efforts of the students and faculty of JSS College of Nursing. She stressed the importance of exclusive breastfeeding the infants till 6 months and continuing breastfeeding till the child is 2 years of age. She also expressed that it is very important to arrange health exhibition and awareness campaign to create consciousness of the benefits of breastfeeding among the public and to achieve the millennium development goal by 2015. Mrs. Nalini Sreekanta, President, Makkala Koota, Mysore and the staff and students of JSS College of Nursing were present during the programme.
After the inauguration the staff of Paediatric Nursing Department and the students of JSS College of Nursing continuously encouraged the public to get benefit of the exhibition and projected videos on the Breast Feeding Practices. The exhibition continued till 1.00pm. More than 100 people got benefit from the exhibition.