Mangaluru: St Agnes College holds a guest lecture on “Breastfeeding Awareness.” Department of Microbiology, St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangalore, in collaboration with Inner Wheel Club of Mangalore North, in view of World Breastfeeding Week organised a guest lecture on the topic “Breastfeeding Awareness” on 3 August 2023. Mitra Prabhu was the resource person of the day.
The session began with a meaningful prayer led by Calvina and the team. Mitra Prabhu, Dietician and Nutritionist, Zulekha College of Nursing, Mangalore; Geetha Rai, President; Dr Bharathi Prakash, Secretary and Aruna Jalan, ISO, Inner Wheel Club of Mangalore North; Prajwal Rao, HOD, Dept of Microbiology, were present on the dais. Rifha from her final year B.Sc. welcomed the gathering.
Mithra Prabhu, enlightened the students on the importance of a well-balanced diet, components of mother’s milk and the value of mother’s milk in the development of immunity. She highlighted a few facts about working women which gave meaningful insights to the students.
It was an educative and informative session. Around 200 students from various streams, faculty members and a few members from the Inner Wheel Club participated in this session.
Prajwal Rao, HOD, Department of Microbiology presented a memento as a token of love and appreciation to the resource person and Khushi from third BSc rendered a vote of thanks.
Venisha Pinto, third-year BSc student compered the programme.
Final year Microbiology Students – Tanvi, Hafsah, Boomika, Apoorva, Natasha and Krithi were the volunteers for the Program.