Marked world breastfeeding week at MRRH (1-7th August 2020)
WHO AND UNICEF Recommends
Initiate breastfeeding within one hour of birth.
Breastfeed exclusively for the first 6 months of age (180 days)
Thereafter give nutritionally adequate and safe complementary foods to all children.
Continue breastfeeding for up to 2 years of age or beyond.
MARKED THE WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK (1-7 aUGUST 2020)
Theme: “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”
Organizer: – Mrs. Chimi Wangmo, Nutritionist
Coordinator: – Mr. Sherab Dorji, NCD focal person and Samer, Dietician
Chief Guest: – Mr. Tshering Dorji, Principal DHO
Head of Organization:- Mr. Pelden Wangchuk, MS, Mr. Karma Yeshi, Dy. Chief ADMO, and Mr. Phuntsho Norbu, NS.
Presenter: – Dr. Tashi Tshering, Pediatrician
Demonstrator: – Sis Pema, Sis Karma and Sherab, Nurse of Gynae unit and MCH staffs.
Observer: – Gynecologist, in-charges and representatives from relevant unit.
Media Reporter: – Nima Wangchuk, In-Charge ER and Pema Wangchuk, QMS.
Venue: – Mini Conference of MRRH
|8:45 – 9:00||Registration||Participants and resources persons|
|9:01 – 9:15||Chief Guest arrival and welcome speech||Mrs. Chimi Wangmo|
|9:16 – 9:50||Opening Remarks talk||Chief Guest|
|9:51 – 10:45||Overview on Lactation||Dr. Tashi Tshering|
|10:46 – 11:15||Tea Break|
|11:16 – 12:00||Video presentation and experiences sharing by breastfeeding mothers, and memento for them||Mrs. Chimi Wangmo|
|12:00 – 1:00||Educate, demonstrate and offer help to breastfeeding mothers in wards||Sis Pema, Sis Karma and Sherab of Gynae Ward|
|1:00 – 2:00||Lunch Break|
|2:00 – 2:30||Breast feeding education in OPD||Sis Pema, Sis Karma and Sherab of Gynae Ward and MCH staffs|
|2:31 – 2:45||Vote of Thanks||Sis Pema|