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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing

Protected Breastfeeding and Shared responsibility

Sunday, August 01, 2021 - Saturday, August 07, 2021 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College |Events


World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration held every year from August 1 to 7 in over 120 countries. World Health Organisation states breastfeeding as one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. The Theme for the World Breast Feeding Week 2021 was “Protected Breastfeeding and Shared responsibility”

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing Final Year B.Sc. Nursing department has celebrated World Breast Feeding Week from 3rdAugust to 7th August 2020 under the guidance of Dr. Mrs. Rupali Salvi Principal of Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing.

Following activities were conducted during Breast Feeding Week.

Day 1(3.8. 2021 Tuesday)

E-Poster and Physical Poster competition was conducted in collaboration with Dr D Y Patil Hospital, Paediatric department. All the posters were displayed   at OPD Complex, 1st floor of new building DYPH. EPoster and Poster competition was based on the theme. Students of MSc Nursing, BSc Nursing and GNM students actively participated in Poster competition. Total 39 students were submitted poster and E-poster Ms.Sujata Mane and Ms.Arya Udyan Final Year B.Sc. Nursing students won the third prize in poster competition.

Day 2 (4th August 2021 Wednesday)

Dr.D.Y.Patil Medical College, Paediatric Department has organised quiz competition on Importance of Breast feeding. From Dr.D.Y.Patil Nursing College Mrs. Leena Nadar and Mrs.Manisha Paderkar M.Sc Nursing students had participated. MrsManisha Paderkar won the first prize in this event.

Day 3 (5th August 2021, Thursday)

Role play was organised by Final Year B.Sc Nursing Students on theme “shared responsibility in Breastfeeding”. Students has displayed role play at OPD Complex first floor of DYPH.Total 30 people had attended this role play. Same role play was performed by the students in the PNC Ward. Total 20 PNC mothers and their relatives had attended this role play.PNC mothers and relatives had questions related to breastfeeding and students has answer their questions.

Day 4   (6th August 2021, Friday)

Lecture was organised for final year B.Sc Nursing department. The speakers for the session were Dr. Kavita Kelkar and Mrs.Jithya P.M. faculty of Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Nursing. The topics for the lecture were Benefit of breastfeeding and lactation management. Total 60 students were attended this session. Presentations were very effective and beneficent.

Day 5 (7th August 2021 Saturday)

The debate competition was organised by Dr.D.Y Patil College of Nursing for the UG Students. The topic of the debate was theme shared responsibility in Breastfeeding Total 14 students were participated in this event. Group B won the first prize for the event.

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