Nutritional Assessment & Screening Camp Organized at MTH

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20-Nov-2019

Department of Clinical Dietetics of Madinah Teaching Hospital organized free Nutritional Assessment and Screening Camp. The event, which was also aimed at highlighting the importance of a healthy lifestyle and healthy dietary pattern, was inaugurated by Dr Bashir Ahmed Medical Superintendent along with Professor of Medicine Dr Mirza Akmal Shareef who have vast clinical knowledge in Nutritional Field.

 

Dietitian conducting a free nutritional assessment of people

 

 

Students from School of Nutritional Sciences participated in event assessed under the supervision of Clinical Dietitian Ms Noor Fatima. More than 150 patients were Screened in the Camp. The camp included measurements of body composition, body mass index, visceral fat level, blood pressure and muscle strength. Based on assessment of nutritional status, a dietary counselling session was conducted and appropriate dietary recommendations were put to each faculty member at the end. The dietary counselling was carried out by well-trained nutritionists and dietitians of the department.