On First day -02.08.2019, A public health awareness talk was given at Kuppam village, field practice area of RHTC, Sembakkam, by Dr. Annalakshmi (CRRI) regarding Benefits of breastfeeding, Dr. Abirami (CRRI) -Benefits of breastfeeding to mother and the nation and Dr. Aradhana (CRRI) -Adverse effects of artificial feeding. Number of beneficiaries were 65.befre that CRRIs distributed breasting feeding awareness pamphlet in Sembakkam village.
On 05.08.2019 second day World Breastfeeding Week was observed at RHTC,Sembakkam Community Medicine final year PG Dr.Nilofur and Dr.Kalu Sivalingam and CRRIs distributed the awareness pamphlet in Sembakkam village and Awareness program conducted in RHTC centre. Welcome address given by Dr.Mohana Priya (Medical officer), CRRIs performed a skit program regrading benefits of breast feeding, Dr.Pradeep paediatric final year PG given a talked about how to feed the baby, timings, benefits of breast feeding, Dr.Nilofur given a talked about benefits to Country and environment, Dr.Arani (CRRI) talked about adverse events of bottle feeding.
Totally 22 antenatal and breastfeeding mothers are attended the program, This program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. V.Pragadeesh Raja, Assistant Professor In-charge, RHTC, Department of Community Medicine.