Supporting Mothers to Breastfeed

For healthier babies and a healthier planet

August 7, 2020
4:00 pm-6:00 pm | Karachi

School of Nursing and Midwifery

World Breastfeeding Week 2020

Join us for a webinar where experts in the areas of mother, newborn & child health and nutrition from across Pakistan and around the world will be coming together to advocate breastfeeding as a healthy, environmentally safe practice. 

Keynote | Global Perspectives on Breastfeeding
Dr Diane L. Spatz
PhD, RN-BC, FAAN
Professor of Nutrition,
University of Pennsylvania, USA

The webinar is free and open for all healthcare professionals



Programme

Welcome Note
Dr Rozina Karmaliani, Dean and Professor, AKU SONAM, Pakistan 
 
Introduction of the Keynote Speaker 
Dr Rubina Barolia, Assistant Dean Clinical Practice and Associate Professor, AKU SONAM
 
Keynote | Global Perspectives on Breastfeeding
Dr Diane L. Spatz, Professor of Nutrition, University of Pennsylvania, USA
 
The Role and Scope of Practice of a Lactation Consultant
Ms Zohra Kurji, Assistant Professor, AKU SONAM and Lactation Consultant, AKUH

Lactation Consultation: An Initiative to Upscale Breastfeeding Support
Dr Lumaan Sheikh, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AKUH

Baby-friendly Health Initiatives in Sindh 
Dr Umar Khan, Nutrition Specialist, UNICEF Sindh

AAP's Health Interventions and its Impact in Improving Infant and Young Child Feeding Indicators across Sindh
Dr Sahib Jan Badar, Programme Coordinator Accelerated Action Plan (AAP) - Health, Government of Sindh 

Promotion of Infant and Young Child Feeding in Pakistan and Advancing Sustainable Development Goals
Dr Noureen Nishtar, National Professional Officer - Nutrition, Environmental Health and Food Safety,
WHO Country Office, Islamabad

How MAP is Mobilising Midwives to Support Breastfeeding
Ms Arusa Lakhani, President, Midwifery Association of Pakistan
 
Panel Discussion | Importance of a Lactation Consultant and Way Forward to Develop and Support Baby-friendly Consortium in Sindh
Moderator: Dr Farheen Yousuf, Assistant Professor, Aga Khan University Medical College
 
Thank You Note 
Ms Marina Baig, Senior Instructor and MNCH Clinical Stream Head, AKU SONAM

V E N U E

Online via Zoom
Register here

C O N T A C T

School of Nursing and Midwifery, AKU
sonam.pk@aku.edu 
(021) 3486 5400