Some of the teachers reported at the conventions on the summer courses they had taken in dressmaking, special diets, clothing, methods, psychology and child care.
Embarrassing Bodies obesity surgeon Professor Basil Ammori, 53 (pictured right leaving his medical council tribunal in Manchester), grabbed his 22-year-old daughter Huda (left) by the neck as they argued on the doorstep of his home over him leaving his wife and setting up home with his younger lover, the tribunal heard The obesity surgeon accused Miss Ammori and her two brothers of putting details of girlfriend Hayley Pritchard – whom he has since married – on an internet site carrying personal adverts, prompting men to contact her for sex.
Ammori, who specialises in weight loss surgery, allegedly began sending abusive texts to his ex-wife, Dr Amira Al-Abadi, 53, claiming their children were ‘evil creatures’ and he wanted nothing more to do with them.
The question of salaries for professional Home Economists was discussed and it was felt that women would simply not go into this field if salaries were low.
At this time national surveys showed that Canadian’s diets were nutritionally low.
With the passing of the Rural Schools Assistance Act in 1943, rural schools with lunch programs had become eligible for grants.
In 1945 the executive of the NBHEA passed the following resolutions: Throughout this time NBHEA had started Garment Making Clubs and was offering short courses in sewing through the Department of Agriculture.
She later developed problems with her eyesight amid fears she had a detached retina Miss Ammori travelled straight to Manchester Royal Infirmary where she was treated for mild concussion and had x-rays.
She then returned back to the hospital the following day with memory loss but discharged herself‘He asked me what I was doing there and I told him I didn’t like the way he spoke to my mother,’ she said.
I never want anything to do with any of you again.’ In another text he accused Dr Al-Abadi of being ‘an evil, destructive person’, adding: ‘You are a selfish woman.