National Nutrition Week

National Nutrition Week 2018

Niramaya Health Foundation has been working in the slums of Mumbai with children, adolescent and women for malnutrition since initiation.

The theme of National Nutrition Week 2018 was “Go Further with Food”. Niramaya Health Foundation has celebrated National Nutrition Week from 1st September to 7th September 2018 across its intervention areas in Mumbai.

The objective of the National Nutrition Week was:

  • To help spread awareness to curb malnutrition and other health issues that are caused due to lack of nutrition.
  • To make the people aware of the power of food in terms of a sustainable living.
  • Encouraging people to choose a healthy lifestyle to prevent nutritional deficiencies and other health issues.

Niramaya Health Foundation with the involvement of multiple stakeholders (ICDS Anganwadi worker, Community volunteers, adolescent and Community women) celebrated Nutrition Week with various activities such as:

  • Awareness sessions- For Children, adolescent, pregnant and lactating mothers.
  • Promotion of ICDS (National Nutrition Mission) activity- “SAHI POSHAN TO DESH ROSHAN”
  • Recipe competition
  • IEC development
  • Paustik Powder Demonstration
  • Puppet Show
  • Nutritional Rally

Through this event we reached out to 562 beneficiaries