Workshop Held to Mark World Breastfeeding Week 2019

A workshop was held in the DPR Korea on Aug. 22 on the occasion of the World Breastfeeding Week 2019.

Attending the event were officials of public health and media, women in Pyongyang, the UN resident coordinator and the representative of UNICEF here and members of missions of international bodies here.

Speeches were made at the event.

It was mentioned that breastfeeding promotes the well-growing of the children and plays a decisive part in reducing morbidity and mortality.

It was emphasized to bring up children healthy with a good knowledge on the importance of breastfeeding and its scientific method.

Then a lecture on breastfeeding was given, a Korean science film “Health of children and taking care of nutrition (2)” “Breastfeeding” was shown and exemplary healthcare workers, nurses and mothers were awarded prizes.

The participants enjoyed a performance by children of Kim Jong Suk Nursery.