Swabi: In recognition of Malnutrition Awareness Week, A seminar has been conducted by Nutrition International under the guidance of Hospital Director BKMC-MTI Dr. Amjad Mahboob and the event chaired by Dr. Sajjad Ur Rehmn HoD Pediatric Department BKMC
The seminar objective was to orient Health Care Providers (Doctors & Nursing staff) about the prevalence of malnutrition in the district of Swabi.
Dr. Inayat Ullah Neonatologist presented about Kangaroo Mother Care and shared the details about preterm babies Management for improvements of their Nutritional status and reducing the Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality of the preterm or Low Birth Weight babies
The keynote speaker at the seminar, Ms. Lubna District Coordinator Nutrition International presented about the Nutritional Management of severely acute malnourished children admitted to the stabilization Centre and demonstrated about dealing with therapeutic supplementation according to protocols.
Dr. Asif District Child Specialist and Dr. Haji Gul AP GKMC-MTI appreciated the mutual coordination of BKMC and Nutrition International for organizing such a wonderful seminar in terms of capacity building and refreshing the knowledge of Health Care Providers in Medical Teaching Institute. Dr. Sajjad acknowledged Nutrition International for the productive and informative activities for the betterment of Maternal and Child Health in many aspects and welcomed the organization for healthy and positive inputs as well in future