CK Birla Hospital RBH celebrates Children’s Day with a fun filled painting competition.

On 14th November, 2017, the ground of CK Birla Hospital RBH was transformed into a fun and fair zone decked up with colorful balloons and cartoons on all sides. Kids in beautiful dresses were enjoying the magic show and jumping jack with hot popcorns and candy floss. On this occasion, the hospital had organized a drawing & painting competition which had a participation of more than 100 kids from various schools. The competition was held among 3 categories. First category was from 3 to 5 years; Pravesh Gehlot of Vivekanand Academy won first place, Prabhav Sharma of Rukmani Birla Modern High School won the second place and Mridul Goyal of Ankur Public school stood third. The second category was from 6 to 9 years; Arpit Kaur of Rukmani Birla Modern High School stood first, Minisha Agarwal of Maharaja Swaimansingh school was second and Gunjan Sharma of Rukmani Birla Modern High school stood third. The third category was from 10 to 14 years; kashish gupta of M.N.Modern public school was first, Saumya Gupta Maheshwari of Public School, second and Rashi Gupta of MPS stood third. The judges for the event were Dr.Arun Chahhar, consultant psychiatrist, Dr.Lalita Kanojia and Ms. Richa Bhargav, fine arts teacher of Rukmani Birla Modern High School. While the kids were busy painting and drawing, the parents were involved in an informative and interactive session with doctors on various health issues faced by children. The focus was on parenting and the emerging problem of obesity among kids which was addressed by Dr.Lalita Kanojia – consultant pediatrics, Dr.Vivek Gupta – consultant neonatologist and Dr.Priti Vijay – chief dietician. The team of consultants shared that the increasing habit of eating in front of the television and increased consumption of junk food are the main causes of Obesity among children. The lack of outdoor activities further adds to their uncontrolled weight. The team suggested a meal time where the entire family should sit together and use of gadgets be prohibited during these meals. Dr.Priti shared special tips with parents to motivate their kids to eat healthy. The fun and joy kept rolling the whole evening and the kids left with a message that a healthy and happy Kid always owns a sweet smile on the face.