School Health Programme

November 17, 2022

Faculty of Department of Community Health Nursing & students of 2nd Year PBBSc Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, organized the “School health programme at Government aided Primary school & Higher primary school, Hirebettu on 16th November 2022. Ms. Anusha, 2nd Year PBBSc Nursing student, MCON, Manipal welcomed the gathering. The program was inaugurated by Mrs. Sumangala, Nursing Officer, Primary Health Centre, Hirebettu. Followed by that, Dr. Ansuya, Assistant Professor, MCON enlightened young minds on a balanced diet and highlighted the importance of consuming healthy diets.

The team of 2nd Year PBBSc Nursing students conducted various activities such as a health talk on personal hygiene & nutrition; a Dance on hand hygiene; a Skit on road safety measures and also instructed about good and bad touch. The school children participated in a quiz competition on health-related topics and the prizes for the winners were distributed. A total of 49 participants attended the program which includes 38 school children, four school teachers, three children from Anganwadi, their parents, and one Anganwadi staff.

Ms. Shilpa, 2nd Year PBBSc Nursing student proposed the vote of thanks   and the programme was coordinated and guided by Mrs. Jeyalakshmi K & Mrs Manjula, Assistant Professors and Mrs Reshma R Kotian, Lecturer, MCON, Manipal