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Athena Institute of Health Sciences observes ‘Breast Feeding’ week

August 6, 2021

Mangaluru: The students of 4th year B.Sc. Nursing & 3rd Year GNM of Athena Institute of Health Sciences organized Breast Feeding programme on account of Breast Feeding week August 1st to 7th on 5th August at Ganjimatt PHC. 

During the inaugural ceremony Dr. Amith Raj, Medical Officer, Mr. Sunil Kumar, Taluk Panchayath Member highlighted the importance of the day and appreciated the interest and enthusiasm of the staff & students to organize such programmes in remote PHC.  Sr. Deepa Peter – Principal, Sr. Aileen Mathias – Vice Principal & Mrs. Hemalatha G – HOD of OBG Nursing Department were present and inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp. 

Mrs. Hemalatha G welcomed the gathering followed by a skit and health talk regarding breast feeding & awareness about Covid – 19 by Nursing students. Number of mothers with their children benefitted from the programme.  Mrs. Lerissa, Asst. Lecturer delivered vote of thanks.  We thank our Chairman Mr. R.S. Shettian for his constant help and support.