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UT to celebrate International Breastfeeding Week from Aug 1

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh , July 31, 2013
First Published: 22:57 IST(31/7/2013) | Last Updated: 22:59 IST(31/7/2013)

The UT social welfare department will celebrate International Breastfeeding Week from August 1 as per the guidelines of government of India by organising various programmes in collaboration with the Food and Nutrition Board.

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During the week, various competitions for mothers, "Annaparasham" ceremony, film show, skit on infant feeding guidelines will be organised. A state-level symposium will be organised on the closing day at community centre, Food and Nutrition Board, Sector 23.

The department will also organise three camps for mothers from August 1 to 3 at the Senior Citizen Home, Sector 43.


 

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