Rally

To mark the ‘World Breastfeeding Week 2016’Daffodil International University brought out a rally lead by Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer of DIU

‘World Breastfeeding Week 2016’ observed with elaborate program at Daffodil International University with the theme “Breastfeeding: a key to Sustainable Development” to disseminate the scientific evidence based knowledge for the development of awareness for breastfeeding. Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering of Daffodil International University chalked out weeklong program including rally seminar workshop and discussion meeting.
To mark the week a rally participated by high officials, students teachers and civil society members lead by Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer of DIU was brought out from the main campus of the university and paraded the city streets. Based on the theme “Breastfeeding: a key to Sustainable Development” a discussion meeting was arranged at DIU auditorium. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University was present as the Chief Guest while Professor Dr. A. I. Mustafa, Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (FAHS) was present as special guest.

7F9A3790Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University addressing as the chief guest at the seminar on “Breastfeeding: a key to Sustainable Development” organized by Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering

The keynote speaker of this program was Prof. Mohammod Shahidullah, Chairman, Department of Pediatric Neonatology & Former Pro VC, BSMMU and another speaker in that program was Prof. Dr. M. S. A. Mansur Ahmed, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Daffodil International University. Presided over by Prof Dr. Md Bellal Hossain, Head, Dept. of NFE, the seminar was also addressed by Dr. Md. Shajahan, Associate Professor and Head,Department of Public Health, Ms Tasmia Tasnim, Lecturer of NFE, DIU

 

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Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University handing over a memento to Prof. Mohammod Shahidullah, Chairman, Department of Pediatric Neonatology & Former Pro VC, BSMMU. 
Speakers at the seminar said, ensuring optimal breastfeeding plays the most crucial role to substantially reduce infant mortality rate and normal growth of babies in the process of building a healthier nation. They said, holistic approach has become indispensible to make the children nutritionally enriched to build them fit for facing the challenges of the 21st century.

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Distinguished guests along with faculty members of Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering of Daffodil International University