Since 1992, Bangladesh has been celebrating World Brest Feeding week (1st to 7th August) along with other countries of the world. From government level it has been directed to celebrate the week since 2010 by the order of the honorable prime minister of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina.
The theme of world breast feeding week 2018 is “Breast Feeding: Foundation for Life”
Ministry of Health Family Welfare, National Institute of Public Health Nutrition, Breast Feeding Foundation along with other government and non-government organizations have taken the initiative to celebrate the breast feeding week, 2018 nationwide. In this connection, a grand program on this event has been organized in Green Life Medical; college on 27th August, 2018. Honorable National Professor Shahla Khatun, Chairman, Governing, Body Green Life Medical College graced the occasion as chief guest. Professor Sufia Khatun, a renowned Paediatrician and Dr. Moinul Ahsan, Managing director Green Life Medical College were also present and had speech as special guest in the seminar.
On behalf of department of Pediatrics, Green Life Medical College, Dr. Abdul Malek, Assistant Professor, of Pediatrics presented the seminar followed by question answer session and discussion. Afterwards, Dr. Quazi Raklibul Islam, Associate Professor and Head of Pediatrics and Prof. Kamrun Nahar, professor and Head of Gynaecology and Obstetrics concluded the discussion. All teachers and faculty members, doctors of all level, intern doctors, officials and employees of Green Life Medical College participated in this program. Also some parents of 1 month to 2 years age children were also present in the program.