09th June 2018 09:25:17 Hours
The ongoing ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ (HAHN) project of the Colombo Army Hospital conducted another educative programme at the Colombo Army Hospital auditorium at Narahenpita on Thursday (7) in order to educate chefs and instructors on preparation of ‘Healthy Meal’.
The HAHN project included the culinary techniques, culinary methods for a healthy meal, preventive measures for preparation of a nutritious meal, educational programmes and lectures on Diabetes and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and its complications.
Brigadier (Dr) A.S.M Wijewardene, Head of the HAHN project, several other lecturers and nutritionists, Mrs Kumuduni Satharasinghe spoke at length on NCDs and explained their complications stressing the need to prevent them.
Around 100 Officers and Other Rankers representing island-wide Security Force Headquarters, professional Army Chefs attached to the 3 (V) Sri Lanka Army Service Corps Training School, Anuradhapura and the Regimental Headquarters, several Senior Army Officers and Other Rankers participated in the training programme.