In observance International Women’s Day, Women’s Cell of St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru in collaboration with Department of Community Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) organised a Webinar on Healthy Meal, Healthy Mile. Resource Person for the Webinar was Dr Subhashree Nandy and Dr Revathi T. M., Postgraduate Tutors, Department of Community Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College.

Webinar was organised with the intension of creating awareness among faculty and students on the importance physical activity and healthy diet.

Dr Poonam R Naik, Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College gave the welcome address.

Sr Dr M. Venissa A. C., Principal, St Agnes College (Autonomous), delivered opening remarks and highlighted on the theme for Women’s Day. She emphasised on the multi-faceted personality of a woman, obstacles faced by her in balancing the numerous responsibilities.

Dr Subhashree Nandy then led the session by defining what a healthy diet is and its significance. She emphasised on how important it is to keep a track of our calorie intake and how to have a balanced diet for a healthy living.

The session continued with Dr Revathi T. M. speaking on physical activity and its relevance to healthy living. She highlighted on the health benefits of the same and also enumerated on the different types of activities for different age groups.

Dr Muhammed Sali K. K., Postgraduate Tutor, Department of Community Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College conducted prayer.

Mrs. Sheryl Preethika, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Women’s Cell Co-ordinator, St. Agnes College (Autonomous) expressed word of gratitude.

A total of 98 faculty and students had registered for the session. The webinar was appreciated by the participants.