Title of the Session: Seminar on “Hepatitis Can’t Wait”
Organizer (Department / Club / Cell/ Committee / Association) Food Science and Processing Management and Health & Nutrition Club
Date : 28.7.2022 Time:9.00-10.30 am
Mode of the Session : Offline & Online –Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/vsy-cnrt-oqg Venue: SLCS Auditorium
Theme: Bringing hepatitis care closer to you in commemoration with “World Hepatitis Day”.
Expert / Speaker Details:
Name: Ms.V.Suganya Designation: Senior Clinical Dietitian and Head, Department of Dietetics.
Organisation: Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Madurai.
Objective(s) of the activity: 

Ø  The day is observed to spread awareness about the various forms of hepatitis and how they get transmitted.

Ø The day also aims to improve the management, detection, and prevention of viral hepatitis as well as related diseases.

Key Highlights:

Ø The speaker highlights the types, causes, signs and symptoms of the deadly virus which is very harmful to the humans.

Ø She emphasized the principles, types and modification of normal diet to be followed during the inflammation of liver.

Ø She explained the dietary guidelines and a sample menu to a lead a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet.

Ø She pointed out the steps in nutritional assessment, intervention, diagnosis and nutrition education as an important tool to assess and to educate the community.

Ø  Many participants enquired about the ways of transmission and preventive measures to overcome the same.

Outcome(s) of the activity:

Ø  The participants were able to understand the basic role of basic nutrients needed to overcome malnutrition and these types of diseases.

Ø  They also assured that they will create awareness among the younger generations to eradicate the viral hepatitis.

Participants Details:
 Total No. of students participated: 253

 Total No. of Faculty participated: 54


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