Session 5- Global Virtual symposium on Maternal, Infant and Young

Global Virtual Symposium organized by Department of Foods and Nutrition and its Alumni, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (Accredited with “A” Grade by NAAC) on

Investing in Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) for sustainable development: What works,where are the gaps? What needs more effort or change?

Jointly organized by The World Breast Feeding Week (WBW) Alliance – Vadodara in association with We Collaborate for Nutrition (WeCan)
Held on August 4, 2020

Organizing Team :
1. Prof Parimal Vyas (Patron) Honorable Vice Chancellor, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
2. Prof Anjali Karolia, Dean, Faculty of Family & Community Sciences
3. Prof Meenakshi Mehan (Webinars Chairperson), Head, Department of Foods & Nutrition & President Foods and Nutrition Alumni Association (MSUFNAA)
4. Dr Arun Phatak (Webinars Chairperson), Pediatrician, Kashiben Children Hospital, Vadodara
5. Prof Vanisha Nambiar (Webinar Convener), Prof and Vice President MSUFNAA, Coordinator, ENPRENDIA-MSU project and Deputy Director, Office of International Affairs
6. Dr Hemangini Gandi, Dr Vijayata Sengar, Dr Shruti Kantawala and Ms Mansi Diwanji (Webinar Moderators), Assistant Professors, Department of Foods and Nutrition, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
7. Rapporteurs: Ms Chitrarpita Saha, Ms Debanjana Bhattacharya, Ms Nikita Joshi, Ms Yamee Bardoliwala, Ms Kankona Dey, Ms Sabat Ansari
8. Support Team: Ms Minaxi Sutharia, Mr Jigar Rana and WeCan Team (Ms Noveena Swapnabh, Mr Bhasker Rao, Ms Priyanka Bajaj, Ms Drishti Chibber and Ms Anumeha Verma)

Session 5:
Moderator: Dr Hemangini Gandhi, Assistant Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition, MSU, Baroda & Member WBW Vadodara Alliance
Chairperson: Dr Samir Shah, Pead. Narhari Hospial, Vadodara an Member WBW Vadodara Alliance and Dr Shilpi Shukla, Ob/Gy, Isha Hospital, Vadodara Member WBW Vadodara Alliance

1. Dr Taru Jindal , Gynac – MS (Ob/Gy), IBCLC, USA, Associate Director, Reproduction and child health, Doctors for You, Mumbai spoke on ‘How Gynecologists can transform the
Breastfeeding scene: from antenatal training to breast crawl’
2. Dr Rupal Dalal , Pediatrician- Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept of CTARA, IIT Bombay spoke on ‘Effective Breastfeeding Technique and 45 Points of Counseling & Field Experiences
on Weight Gains of Newborns’
3. Dr Archana Chowdhury- National Program Manager, New-Born Care and IYCN, Nutrition International, India spoke on ‘New-Born Care and IYCN- gaps and way forward (India vs Global)’

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