WORLD HEALTH DAY OBSERVED

 Panaji: April, 2015 … The Government observed “World Health Day” at a function held at Government Nursing Institute Bambolim recently.

Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francis D’Souza was the chief guest of the function. The function was organized by the Directorate of Health Services and theme for the programme being  “Food Safety.”

Shri DSouza while addressing at the gathering said that the climate of Goa is conducive for the growth of bacteria therefore utmost care of hygiene is required to be taken. Food safety is indispensable to safeguard our health. Cleanliness and personal hygiene is most essential to avoid food borne diseases he said.

Shri D’Souza speaking further appealed to the general public to undertake the measures of food safety and suggested to avoid eating food items sold on the streets.

Shri  Sanjiv Kadkade ,HOD IHM  Goa gave a power point presentation through which he enlightened the participants on  unsafe food which  leads to deterioration of our health and the measures that are required for food safety.

Dr. Sanjiv Dalvi, Director of Directorate of Health Services welcomed the guests.

Shri  Sanjiv Kadkade ,HOD Institute of Hotel Management  Goa and Ms Valentina D’ Souza, lecturer Institute of Hotel Management  Goa were the keynote speakers.

 Dr. Pradeep Naik, Dean Goa Medical College, Shri Roland Martins In charge Goa CAN, Dr. Jose D sa Dy. Director ( Public Health) Shri Salim Veljee Director of Food and Drugs Authority and various other faculty members of GMC, GNI attended the function.

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