Celebration of National Nutrition Week
National Nutrition Week is observed every year from 1st September to 7th September to make people aware about the importance of nutrition for the Human Body and well being of health. The theme for National Nutrition Week 2018 was 'Go Further with Food'. Good Nutrition is necessary because with a poor diet well-being is reduced. Good nutrition helps to manage healthy weight, maintains the immune system and provides energy. National Nutrition Week was observed across Surat, Chennai, Gurugram and Sonabhadra wherein people were sensitized about following proper diet, eating healthy food, the need for proper nutrition for expecting mothers and new mothers, the importance of green vegetables and the basics of cooking a nutritious meal. The people were greatly benefitted with the sessions and learnt a lot of new things.
The Smile on Wheels programme has so far provided free healthcare services to more than 10 lakh children and families.
Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation directly benefitting over 400,000 children and their families every year, through more than 200 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 950 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.