School Health Awareness Programme

World Health Day was observed on 20.03.2015 from 9.00 am to 11.30 am at Sri Vishnumoorthi High School, Kodibettu by II year PBBSc Nursing and II year MSc Nursing students of Manipal College of Nursing Manipal.

March 23, 2015

A total of 160 students from 8th standard to 10th standard along with teaching and Non- teaching staff were attended for the programme. The programme was started by prayer followed by inaugural speech by Sri. Kudi Vasantha Shetty, Head Master, Vishnumoorthi High School, Kodibettu. In his inaugural speech, he highlighted the effects of Junk food. Introductory speech regarding the programme was given by Mrs. Malathi G Nayak, Assistant Professor, MCON Manipal.  

II year PBBSc Nursing students performed a role play on food safety in which they have highlighted the unhygienic way of food preparation and its effects on health. The PPT presentation made by Mr. Uppu Praveen and Mrs. Babitha about WHO theme on food safety (how safe is your food- from farm to plate make food safe). In the presentation, they mainly focused the topics like what is food safety, effects of pesticides, food adulteration, importance of personal hygiene for food preparation, preservation and storage of food, Do’s and Don’ts regarding food safety.

Mr. Krishnappa, Senior Health Inspector, PHC, Pernankila, given a talk on signs and symptoms of H1N1 and Tuberculosis. The master of ceremony was done by Mrs. Thripthi and programme was concluded with vote of thanks by Mrs. Jyothsna.