PNDS Participated at H.O.P.E.S HEALTH EXPO , 24th January 2016
Sarah Almas Ghouri,Trainee Dietitian, The Kidney Centre PGTI & Life Member of PNDS.
PNDS participated at Health Expo 2016 organized by H.O.P.E.S at the heart of the city, the Karachi Expo center. H.O.P.E.S is a registered non-political organization operating since 1996 by the students of Karachi Medical and Dental College(KMDC) aims to alleviate human suffering. There was something for everyone’s interest, activities, exhibits, performances and programs designed to entertain and empower families including Medical and Dental Camps, Nutritional counseling, Healthy Food Demonstration, Fit & Fun Kids Zone, CME Hours Accredited Sessions & Free Health Screenings
Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) had a stall where PND representatives were available to create awareness for general population & provided dietary guidance through nutrition education & counseling).PNDS Volunteers from various institutes School of Public Health, DUHS ,PNS Shifa Hospital and The Kidney Centre PGTI were present at the stall. Over hundreds of people visited the stall and asked nutrition related queries in health and disease conditions. People were made aware of healthy nutritious plate concept, food groups, hazards of uncontrolled diabetes, overweight, obesity, functions of milk and its importance etc. Children were given free samples of Olper’s Milk and their parents were counseled regarding importance of nutritious meal for their children.