The Institute of Child Health, University of Benin/University of Benin Teaching Hospital will hold a hybrid symposium to mark the 2022 world Breast feeding week  on Thursday , August 4th 2022.

A statement issued by Dr. D.U Uwaneri, Ag.  Director, Institute of Child Health, University of Benin disclosed that the theme of the symposium is Step up for Breast feeding: Educate and Support.

The event will feature the  2022 world Breast feeding  week  theme  exposition by UBTH Breast feeding committee and testimony of a mother  who exclusively breastfed all her babies  despite the  challenges  of being  a working  mother .

It will also feature the seminar titled; ‘Step up Breast feeding : The PotPourri’ by Prof. Charles O. Eregie, Professor of Child  Health and Neonatology, Institute of Child Health, UNIBEN and Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist, Department  of Child Health, UBTH.

According to Dr. Nwaneri , the chairman of the symposium which will commence by 10: 00AM prompt at the Institute  of Child Health Seminar Room, Oba Akenzua Complex UBTH will be Prof. Obehi Akoria, Hon. Commissioner for Health, Edo State and the chief Host is Prof. Darlington Obaseki, Chief Medical Director UBTH.

“The Zoom ID is 84884709501 and the Pass Code is 487634” the statement added.