Trop Activity – January 2018

Venue: Ochanthuruthu, Puthuvype

Date: 31/07/2017

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.

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