PALEMBANG. Cita Sehat Foundation and Rumah Zakat in collaboration with Breastfeeding Community for Baby south Sumatera held the peak event of World Breastfeeding Week on Sunday (06/08) at Palembang Icon Mall, Lorok Pakjo, Ilir Bar, Palembang City.
The event, which began at 11 am, was filled with activities such as talkshow about breastfeeding, talk shows about importance of breastfeeding and children’s growth, free consultation and health screening. There are also various competitions such as Father Carrying Kids Contest and also Father Cuddling Photo Contest.
At the climax of breastfeeding week event celebration, no less than 300 mall visitors participated to enliven the event. They attend all sessions, especially talkshow sessions and discussions about the importance of breastfeeding.
“Hopefully this Breastfeeding week event can increase the knowledge of the community about how important breastfeeding in the process of growth and child’s health. This synergy will also continue to empowered area of Cita Sehat and Rumah Zakat to support each other in order to create a healthy society, “said Gandi, Public Health officer of Cita Sehat Palembang.
Newsroom / Nurul Rahayu