On the occasion of WORLD BREAST FEEDING WEEK CELEBRATIONS 2019 ,we the department of Pediatrics in association with MUMBAI BREASTFEEDING PROMOTION COMMITTEE (MBPC) organized an inaugral function on Friday 2nd august 2019 at Pushpanjali Auditorium, 1st floor at D Y PATIL HOSPITAL Nerul Navi Mumbai, wherein DR SHIRISH PATIL Vice Chancellor of this University graced the occasion as the chief guest with Ms Meera Bansode, Senior police Inspector, Women Assistance Cell Crime Branch, Navi Mumbai as guest of honor. This programme was graced by the presence of Dr R. K. Anand sir, HOD & HOU of Paediatrics, OBGY, Community Medicine of various hospitals, BPNI Maharashtra, People with Mothers support group .Welcome address was given by CEO of our hospital Dr. Rahul Peddawad. We have organised Poster Competition on 17th July at our place and sent for intercollegiate competition as won third prize for same.
Following which we have organized a workshop for the resident doctors of the hospital on the 13th and 14th of August which was carefully prepared set of modules directed towards teaching, helping, guiding the students to create a better awareness of breasft feeding, understanding all the aspects to achieve 100% breastfeeding rate and help the mothers cope up with all the difficulties and problems faced by them.
This workshop,poster competition as well as inaugural function was organized by Dr Mumtaz Sharif Associate Professor ,Pediatrics and Dr. Shital Kolhe Incharge of NICU under guidance of Dr Rajesh Rai Head of the Department of pediatrics.
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