OUR STAFF REPORTER SAHIWAL - A Seminar on breastfeeding awareness was held here in DHQ Hospital Sahiwal. It was organised by B R A C Pakistan and department of health Education Punjab in connection with breastfeeding International Week, The Seminar was presidred over by District Officer Health Dr Shahid Nazeer, while Chief guest was Chief Executive officer B R A C Pakistan Muhammad Farid-u-Rehman,while Principal Nursing School Dr Shama Afroz was guest of honour. Addressing the Seminar they highlighted importance and proper way of breastfeeding. They said breastfeeding saves the Child and mother from many diseases including breast cancer, diaheria, allergy and other fatal diseases .They said that breastfeed is nourishing for the child during this child does not need any more feed .They said in early days child doesnot need any other food ,.It has immunity against different diseases Later a walk was held to create awareness among the masses about breastfeeding.