Health Awareness Program

January 13, 2023

The health awareness program was organized for the primary school children by faculty and 33 students of third year BSc, department of Child Health Nursing, MCON, MAHE, Manipal on January 12, 2023, at Academy School, Manipal.

The objective of the program was to sensitize the school children about Personal hygiene, the Importance of a balanced diet, and Japanese encephalitis

The program consisted of activities such as role-play and informative talk using charts and PowerPoint. The students demonstrated the technique of handwashing through an action song and children were made to participate actively by performing the action and thereby learning the proper handwashing technique.

A total of 100 students from classes 1 to 5 along with three teachers participated in the program. Mrs. Laxmi, the Head Mistress of the school appreciated the activities and extended her support throughout the program. Mrs. Sheela Shetty, Assistant Professor of the Department coordinated the program.