The Paediatric Nursing Department of JSS College of Nursing, Mysore had organized the “World Breastfeeding week-2015” on 06.08.2015 at Urban Family Welfare Centre, Mysuru Makkala Koota, Krishnarajapuram, Mysuru.
The Chief Guest Dr. B. Basavaraju, District Health Officer, Mysuru inaugurated the Health Exhibition 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. He stressed the importance of exclusive breastfeeding the infants till 6 months in the prevention of infection and its role in the growth and development of children. He 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. Mrs. Nalini Sreekanta, President, Mysuru Makkala Koota 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 3.00pm. More than 150 people got benefit from the exhibition.