Health Ministry organises conference on nutrition 

Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population organised on Tuesday the Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Nutrition to debate the most recent developments in analysis on therapeutic vitamin beneath the theme ‘Your meals is your medication.’

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar stated that the convention goals to watch and focus on vitamin issues prevalent amongst residents and to boost consciousness of their dangers and comparable alternate options in an effort to cut back the chance of continual and non-communicable illnesses amongst residents.

Abdel Ghaffar identified that the convention is held in cooperation with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and the World Food Programme (WFP), stressing the significance of spreading consciousness amongst residents about vitamin tradition and the significance of changing unhealthy meals with wholesome alternate options with excessive dietary worth, as malnutrition results in many illnesses.

He additional defined that the convention consists of workshops on Wednesday and Thursday in varied fields associated to the vitamin of sufferers that endure from illnesses of their digestive system, liver, kidneys, diabetes, coronary heart, or weight problems, conjunctivitis, coronavirus, muscular dystrophy. It additionally options workshops on vitamin for youngsters and moms in the course of the breastfeeding stage. 

Moreover, Abdel Ghaffar added that the National Nutrition Institute is working to implement methods to enhance the standard of vitamin and keep the general public well being of residents which can be primarily based on decreasing the usage of sugar and salt, maintaining a healthy diet fat, elevating the effectivity of college feeding, elevating consciousness of the significance of breastfeeding, and elevating consciousness of meals labels on meals. 

Dean of the National Institute of Nutrition Jihan Fouad careworn the significance of the convention to debate the most recent scientific analysis within the discipline of vitamin and to give you suggestions and motion plans that contribute to elevating residents’ consciousness and decreasing incorrect meals habits in addition to holding periodic workshops for medical cadres and employees within the discipline of vitamin.

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