Monday, December 5

Tag: Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society

Good nutrition essential to combat diseases: moot told

KARACHI:On the occasion of the 17th Annual General Body meeting of Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS), a panel discussion was organized on “Promotion of Good Nutrition and Health by Media Professional in Pakistan” at a local hotel today.   Speaking on the occasion, PNDS President Fayza Khan said that good nutrition is important not only in the management of chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, lung diseases and certain types of cancers, but it also plays a pivotal role in the prevention of public health issues such as under nutrition and stunting.   Unfortunately, there is a lack of awareness in the general public about the role of good nutrition in disease management and prevention, he said.   The aim of orga...

(Health): Call to launch state-run health channel to educate public

KARACHI:Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) organized the 17th annual general body meeting and panel discussion on topic “Promotion of Good Nutrition and Health by media professionals” at local hotel on Saturday.   Secretary General, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Dr Qaisar Sajjad, TV Anchor Sana Hashmi, social activist Shehryar Qureshi, Dr Naveed Bhutto, cooking expert Naheed Ansari, senior journalist Yasmin and others attended the event. President, PNDA, Fayaza Khan and General Secretary Mozamila Saeed were mediators of the panel discussion.   Speaking to the participants, Dr Qaisar Sajjad said health and education sectors had been badly neglected by the federal and provincial governments in the past. He lamented that there was no space for health aw...