Visit of BUITEMS to BNPMC
A group of 30 students comprising of 10 females of Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences (BUITMS) visited Balochistan Nutrition Program for Mothers and Children. Dr. Hafeez-ur-Rehman Deputy Program Manager (Technical) delivered a comprehensive presentation describing the objectives, plans and activities being conducted in focused districts. Whereas, Dr. Latif Tareen, Nutrition Specialist delivered a detailed presentation on the causes, prevalence and treatment of malnutrition in the province. Furthermore, Dr. Tareen highlighted the compilations caused by the deficiencies of various micronutrients such as vitamin A, Iron, Zinc and Iodine in human body, particularly in children under five, adolescent, lactating and pregnant women.
Student were of the view that they were not aware about the severity of the issue of malnutrition in the province. They told that the presentation on the malnutrition and deficiencies of micronutrient has made us aware and have persuaded them to start consuming iodized salt and use balance diet for their families, particularly for the home and children from their families to prevent diseases caused by the deficiency of micronutrients.
This session has been interactive students asked many question to nutrition experts to get maximum information.