The convocation ceremony and workshop on Postgraduate Programme on Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN) was held at Lé Méridian in the capital on November 22,2016, says a press release.
Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI), in collaboration with Boston University, organised the one-year certificate course engaging 4,300 healthcare professionals from around the world. Following last year’s success, 300 paediatricians from Bangladesh took part in the course this year. The certificate distribution ceremony and workshop follows one-year course in paediatric nutrition.
Honourable Food minister of Bangladesh Advocate Qamrul Islam, MP, attended the ceremony as the Chief Guest.
The objective of the course was to build capacity of paediatricians through giving them proper knowledge on nutrition. The programme was designed to provide updated, relevant, and practical knowledge in key aspects of paediatric nutrition. The certificate recipients will become members of the PGPN alumni.