Dr. Shilpa Bhatte Represents Vitamin Angels at IAPSM

Vitamin Angels was invited to speak at the 39th Annual National Conference of IAPSM (Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine) 2012 at DR R.P. Government Medical College - Tanda, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh between 27th to 29th February 2012. The theme of the conference was: “Epidemiological Transition: Are we up to the challenge?” Vitamin Angels Independent Consultant Dr. Shilpa Vinod.

 

Bhatte presented at the Conference on how Vitamin Angels was using its limited resources to combat vitamin A deficiency in India, and reaching vulnerable and at-risk children with vitamin A so as to prevent childhood blindness, infections and increase child survival.

She explained to the audience VA's mission and model in India – which is to collaborate with local NGOs and eye hospitals/general hospitals to gain information on the local health status of the children in a particular region, and then supporting the local health care network with vitamin A to reach children under-five years of age.

IAPSM is an association of the Public Health Physicians of India and Vitamin Angels looks forward to receiving their support in reaching children under-five with essential micronutrients, especially vitamin A!

Photo 2&3: Dr Umesh Kapil – President IAPSM and Professor of Human Nutrition, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) presenting a memento to Dr Shilpa Vinod Bhatte, Independent Consultant, Vitamin Angels. ***

  - Nikki Heeren
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IAPSM Conference,2012 at Jhansi,U.P.

Madam, We are organizing a workshop on micronutrients on 25th December 2012.Kindly deliver a talk in the workshop and sensitize the need of Vitamin supplementation.Prof. Umesh Kapil has given your reference.

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