Shri Thanneeru Harish Rao, Hon’ble Minister of Well being, Govt. of Telangana unveils brand.
Want for elevated public well being training and consciousness of feeding practices amongst communities.
Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (Aug 01-07), the Ministry of Well being, Telangana Authorities unveiled a first-in-India brand that promotes consciousness of breastfeeding. This brand symbolizes the necessity to breastfeed with love and nourish for all times.
Honourable Minister of Well being, Telangana, Shri T. Harish Rao (third from proper) with Vishwanath Swarup, COO India Enterprise, BSV (4th from proper) and workforce
The most recent Nationwide Household Well being Survey (NFHS-5; 2019-21) statistics have recorded the biggest enchancment within the proportion of kids who had been solely breastfed beneath six months of age, from 54.9% in NFHS-4 to 63.7% in NFHS-5. The NFHS-5 report additional acknowledged that solely 68% of kids beneath six months are solely breastfed in Telangana whereas solely 38% moms begin breastfeeding within the first hour of life although 88% are put to the breast throughout the first day.
Whereas that is excellent news, Shri Thanneeru Harish Rao, Minister of Well being, Govt. of Telangana, stated, “Breastmilk can also be referred to as liquid gold as it’s invaluable and priceless. A Wholesome and Younger India might be constructed solely when our youngsters are wholesome. Breastmilk is the primary vitamin that’s wealthy in antibodies that assist construct a robust immune system for the kid and lays the inspiration for his or her good well being sooner or later. As a State absolutely dedicated to well being and well-being of the residents, we’re delighted to be on the forefront of making consciousness on this vital trigger. This brand fantastically captures the necessity to nourish infants with breastmilk that may supply good vitamin for them.”
Every colour and image within the brand symbolize this particular bond. The blue denotes the mom, whereas the inexperienced a new-born. The yellow depicts liquid gold or breastmilk. And the purple and gray circles characterize the household and wider society that should construct a conducive ecosystem for moms and help them throughout this emotional section.
In response to Vishwanath Swarup, COO- India Enterprise, BSV, “Research present that India homes near 50% of the world’s undernourished youngsters. Breastfeeding performs a really vital position in making certain enough vitamin of infants. This can be a vital space of focus for the Authorities and society to work collectively and act. As a woman-focused firm, it’s our accountability to take efforts in direction of constructing a Wholesome India with wholesome moms and kids. That is our first step in direction of selling the attention about Breastfeeding.”
In response to the World Well being Group (WHO): Breastmilk is the best meals for infants. It’s protected, clear and comprises antibodies which assist construct the immune system. Breastmilk offers all of the power and vitamins that the toddler wants for the primary few months of life, and it continues to offer as much as half or extra of a kid’s dietary wants in the course of the second half of the primary yr, and as much as one third in the course of the second yr of life. Girls who breastfeed even have a diminished threat of breast and ovarian cancers.
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