Dear Members

Greetings from Indian Public Health Association HQ

It is my great pleasure to apprise you that Indian Public Health Association HQ will observe the week long celebration of World Breastfeeding Week from 1st – 7th August 2018 in different hospitals & medical colleges to generate awareness about the benefit of breastfeeding among the general population. The inaugural programme scheduled to be held on 1st of August 2018 at B.R. Singh Hospital Kolkata. Members are also requested to arrange for the observation of the week/day at their branch or hospital.

Tentative Programme:

1st August – 3 pm – 4 pm

Inauguration at BR Singh Hospital, Kolkata


2nd August – 11 am – 1 pm

ESIC Medical College & Hospital, Joka


3rd August – 11 am – 1 pm

College of Nursing, Asia Heart Foundation, Sonarpur


4th August – 11am – 1 pm

Lady Dufferin Victoria Hospital


5th August – From 8 am

Colourful Rally & Interactive discussion with mothers

At Mohanananda Brahmachari Sishu Seva Pratisthan, Behala


6th August

K.P.C. Medical College, Jadavpur


7th August

Interactive Session with Mothers & Community in remote

Village of South 24Parganas.


Thanks & Best wishes

Dr Sanghamitra Ghosh

Secretary General