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JAMMU: A Symposium on Breast feeding was organized in ASCOMS Auditorium on 11th Aug 2018 to commemorate WORLD BREAST FEEDING WEEK (1-7Th Aug).The symposium was organized by Department of Paediatrics  under supervision of Dr. Ravinder K. Gupta, Prof & head. This scientific activity was attended by faculty members, residents, post graduates and undergraduate MBBS students of ASCOMS hospital. Nursing Students also witnessed this activity.

Final Year MBBS students Vasundhra Dhar. Obaid Bin Rashid, Sukhman Kour, Shreya Bhat, Davinder Pal Singh and Pre-final year students Shaheen Parray, Shaishte Mahajan   deliberated on various aspects of Breast Feeding. Dr. Pavan Malhotra, Director Principal ASCOMS & hospital was the Chief Guest on this occasion. He emphasized the role of such symposia and ongoing clinical interactions in imparting quality medical education. He also spoke on importance of breastfeeding for better out care of children. He stressed upon the role of budding doctors and nurses in establishment of breast feeding.

The chief guest lauded the efforts of Department of Paediatrics in carrying out such informative scientific activities in the institution. He later gave certificates to the speakers. Dr. Harkirat Kour, Senior Resident conducted the proceedings. Dr. Ifra and   Dr. Vikas Sharma helped in conducting the symposium.