The Nutrition Screening camp organized by the Nutrition Section of Punjab Food Authority

A team of 42 nutritionists conducted the camp at International Airports of Punjab, Pakistan, including Lahore, Faisalabad and Multan. The camp continued for 24 hours, ten consecutive days and analyzed various health-related factors such as demographics, anthropometric measurements, medical history, lifestyle, and dietary assessment. The Nutrition Screening and Awareness camp organized by the Nutrition Section of Punjab Food Authority, in collaboration with Airport Security Force (ASF) and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), aimed to raise awareness among pilgrims about the importance of nourishment and promote healthy eating during the month of Dhul Hijjah. The camp also assessed the risk of malnutrition among the participants. The main objectives of this camp were following: 1. To investigate the Nutritional Screening of participants 2. To find out prevalence of malnutrition among participants 3. To shed light on the potential contributing factors of malnutrition among participants The study included 2000 participants , both males and females. To improve the health and well-being of pilgrims, suggestions were made, including providing nutrition-dense and high-quality food during the journey, implementing health education programs to promote a good diet, exercise, and weight management, developing initiatives to encourage physical activity, and implementing public health measures to address the health problems of pilgrims.
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