Marked world breastfeeding week at MRRH (1-7th August 2020)


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.


Theme: “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”

Programs Details

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


TimeActivitiesResponsible person
8:45 – 9:00RegistrationParticipants and resources persons
9:01 – 9:15Chief Guest arrival and welcome speechMrs. Chimi Wangmo
9:16 – 9:50Opening Remarks talkChief Guest
9:51 – 10:45Overview on LactationDr. Tashi Tshering
10:46 – 11:15Tea Break 
11:16 – 12:00Video presentation and experiences sharing by breastfeeding mothers, and memento for themMrs. Chimi Wangmo
12:00 – 1:00Educate, demonstrate and offer help to breastfeeding mothers in wardsSis Pema, Sis Karma and Sherab of Gynae Ward
1:00 – 2:00Lunch Break 
2:00 – 2:30Breast feeding education in OPDSis Pema, Sis Karma and Sherab of Gynae Ward and MCH staffs
2:31 – 2:45Vote of ThanksSis Pema
Welcome speech by Mrs. Chimi Wangmo
Opening remarks by Chief Guest

Presentation by Dr. Tashi Tshering
Providing health education on breastfeeding to mothers by MS
Practical teaching to mothers by Nurses and MCH staffs
Advocacy on breastfeeding using Television
Token of gratitude to all mothers for their participation in world breastfeeding week