Workshop on Health Awareness & Nutrition Among Children
Noida, December 18, 2021: In a relentless strive to stay connected with all stakeholders and to contribute towards their well-being, Apeejay School, NOIDA conducted a webinar on the topic ‘Health Awareness and Nutrition among Children’ at 3:30 pm on December 18, 2021, via the Zoom portal.
The webinar was organised by Ishan Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Greater Noida (approved by Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India) and the key objective of the webinar was to spread awareness among students towards their health & diet and promote social consciousness about improved access to health care.
Principal, Apeejay School, Noida, Mr. AK Sharma addressed the august gathering and welcomed Mr. Tushar Arya, Director, Ishan Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre who is also an alumnus of Apeejay School, Noida (Batch 2007) along with his team of eminent doctors.
The keynote speakers at the webinar were - Dr. Anil Sharma (MD Ayu - Pediatrics), Dr. Savan Kumar (MD Ayu – Gen. Medicine), Dr. Anita Choudhary (MD Ayu – Basic Principles), Dr. Naveed Khan (MD Ayu – Gen. Medicine).
The speakers laid stress on the importance of good health and nutrition. They also reiterated that educating students about good nutrition from an early age helps them create and maintain a well-balanced, healthy life. It also helps minimise the health concerns that are associated with a poor diet. They quoted that Nutrition affects the overall development of not only an individual but also an entire nation. This is because a diet deficit in nutritive value can have a long-term impact on health, leading to diet-related disorders.
Vice-Principal, Mrs. Amrita Hajela, and Primary In-charge, Mrs. Smriti Samuel presented the vote of thanks and summed up the key learning points of the workshop. They laid stress on the importance of a good immune system and preventive measures one must take against deficiency diseases.
Overall, the session emphasised the fact that health is a state of complete physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being, which consists in maintaining the body as much as possible by following daily advice and preventive measures to reduce the possibility of diseases.