The Department of Physiotherapy of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, organized a special webinar on “Boost up Your Immunity in Covid19 Pandemic”. The webinar was the part of the series of webinars dedicated to 400th parkash purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji. Dr. Tejbir Singh, Dean Faculty of Medicine, welcomed the guest speaker and the students. Dr. Prit Pal Singh, Vice Chancellor of the University appreciated the efforts of the department for organizing such an informative lecture which is the need of the hour. Dr. Singh shared his views on the importance of strong immunity in the times of Covid19 pandemic. Dr. S.S Billing, Dean Academic Affairs of the University was the guest of honor for this event.
On this occasion Ms. Sunita Malhotra RD, Chief Dietician and Head Department of Dietics, PGIMER, Chandigarh was the guest speaker. Ms. Sunita Malhotra tells the role of diet and nutrition in boosting the immunity to protect and to fight against Covid19. She also added that the prevailing diet habits of the society especially in the young and the children have totally gone off the track with more processed, fried, high calories and fast food. These types of dieting habits increase the risk of diseases especially related to immunity. She emphasized on the role of good eating habits especially fruits, millet, vegetables and PUFA which is essential to boost the body’s immunity. Dr. Supreet Bindra, Assistant Professor was the coordinator of the webinar. At the end of the event, Dr. Pankajpreet Singh, In-charge, Department of Physiotherapy, thanked the guest speaker, the students and the audience for joining this event.