Trop Activity – January 2018
Venue: Ochanthuruthu, Puthuvype
Target Group: Homemakers and young mothers
The students of the Masters second year Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics along with Ms. L. R .Rajani provided Community Nutrition awareness programme to the residents of Saanthwanam residents association. The camp mainly focused on providing awareness on dietary management of non-communicable diseases especially obesity, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, anaemia and hypertension.Talks were provided by the student dietitians based on these topics. They conducted a skit on the relevant topic “Anaemia ” the skit was very informative and helped them to understand about the importance of proper nutrition to prevent anaemia . Informative charts on nutrition and wellness were put up and explained to the participants. Health assessment based on anthropometry; ie., height, weight and BMI, blood pressure monitoring and random blood glucose level detection was done as part of the programme under the guidance of a medical practitioner.