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Second quarter Outreach program held successfully

The second quarter outreach program on proper nutrition for school children was held on 27th May 2015, at the Navarangahala, Royal College, Colombo. This was jointly organized by the State Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and National Research Council, and funded by the National Research Council. This program was conducted to enhance awareness regarding proper nutritional among school teachers, students and parents. There were over 700 participants, including the Principals, Head Prefects, Members of School Health Clubs and School Development Committees. Mr. Douglas Nanayakkara (Secretary, State Ministry of Education), Prof. Janaka de Silva (Chairman, National Research Council), Dr. Ayesha Lokubalasooriya (Family Health Bureau), Prof. Pujitha Wickramasinghe (Faculty of Medicine, Colombo), Mr Upali Gunasekera (Principal Royal college), and Ms. Renuka Peiris (State Ministry of Education) were the resource persons.

A glimpse of the event …

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