HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAMME FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN 2015 - 16
To create awareness among the primary and secondary school children of Indrali English Medium School, Udupi, the students of I year PBBSc Nursing of Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, organized a health awareness programme in two groups on September 11, 2015 and February 23, 2016.
February 25, 2016
The purpose of the program was to sensitize the students about the importance of healthy diet and hygienic measures to prevent infections and promote better health. The session included activities like informative talks, role play and discussions.
First group emphasized on ‘balanced diet’ and a session on ‘health and hygiene’ was delivered by the second group. A total of 70 students and two teachers participated in the program. The sessions were informative and interactive, in which the students actively participated and clarified their doubts. Mrs.Anitha, Head Mistress of the school supported throughout the programme and appreciated the activities. The programme was conducted as part of the curriculum, under the mentorship of Mrs Sheela Shetty, Asst. Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, MCON Manipal.